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Personality Disorder

Some causes of getting a disorder may be because of (reason doesn’t have to be because of one of these): * Family history with personality Disorder * Experiencing abuse/negation as a child * Loss of parents/divorce * Low income * Unstable life personality Disorder * Experiencing abuse/negation as a child * Loss of parents/divorce ...

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Personality Disorders

PAPER ON PERSONALITY DISORDERS. LECTURER’S NAME: MRS. ESTHER MUTHOGA INTRODUCTION. A person’s character structure is a product of habitual attitudes, values and reaction towards human relationships. The foundation of this structure is often laid down early in life and extends over a long period of time. When this characteristic ways become exaggerated to a degree that they are inappropriate, it may be a sign of personality disorder. A personality disorder is a long...

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Personality Disorders

Contrast Types of Personality Disorders Written Assignment 5: Compare and Contrast Types of Personality Disorders and Identifying the Three Clusters into Which Most Personality Disorders are Grouped By: Keturah Albright Abnormal Psychology HDV-284074-01X-10FA2 Professor/ Instructor: Jonathan Gibralter Compare and Contrast Types of Personality Disorders Personality disorder is defined as, gradual development of inflexible and distorted personality and behavioral patterns...

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Personality disorder

Personality Disorders I have chosen to write about personality disorders, because I have a personal insight on some of these disorders. My daughter and my mother both have borderline personality disorder. In chapter 12 page 412 it states that people despite having certain characteristic views of the world and ways of doing things, people normally can adjust their behavior to fit a difficult situation. But some people, starting at some point early in life, develop inflexible and maladaptive ways...

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Antisocial Personality Disorder

Antisocial Personality Disorder Belinda B. Fultz CRJ 308 Peggy Allen January 27, 2013 “Of all the personality disorders, one stands far above the others in terms of its relation to antisocial and criminal behavior: antisocial personality disorder” (DeLisi, 2013). Antisocial Personality disorder is a pervasive pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others and that begins in early childhood or early adolescents and continues into adulthood. Some think there is a strong...

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Personality Disorder

Schizoid Personality Disorder (SPD) is a psychological disorder in which a person is highly intelligent and logical thinkers but struggle with socializing with others. Many people with schizoid personality disorder long for relationships with other but the fear about it overwhelms the thoughts and ultimately diminishes the chances. Those struggling with SPD usually show repetitive forms of behavior never allowing for the option of personal relationships. According to psychological-disorders.org,...

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Antisocial Personality Disorder

Jordan Patane Per. 2 Feb 4th Antisocial Personality Disorder The novel “In Cold Blood” by Truman Capote, is a nonfiction piece that pursues the Clutter family homicide in Holcomb Kansas, while examining and expressing the thoughts of the two murderers. One of the killers Perry Smith is described to have Antisocial Personality Disorder. Capote clearly expresses Perry’s (APD) symptoms, such as self appraisal, as well as lack of coping mechanisms, and impulsivity, characterized by his distraught childhood...

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Dependent Personality Disorder

Psychological Aspect of Susan Smith: Dependent Personality Disorder On October 25, 1994, Susan Smith drowned her two sons, Michael and Alex, in the John D. Long Lake in Union County, South Carolina. For nine days she lied about knowing where the boys were. On November 3, she confessed to the killings and would soon go to trial. Susan's defense team hired a psychiatrist to conduct a psychiatric evaluation of her. She was diagnosed as having dependent personality disorder. He described her as a person who "feels...

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Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorder

Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorders Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorder (DSPD) is a program established in the United Kingdom, after a high-profile case of Michael Stone. Several years before Mr. Stone killed a mother and her child, he was diagnosed with ‘untreatable’ personality disorder. (Batty, 2002). He was not detained due to UK’s Mental Health Act of 1983, which states that patients are only allowed to be committed if the psychiatrists believed that the person is treatable and...

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Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Narcissistic Personality Disorder is a condition in which people have an excessive sense of self-importance, an extreme preoccupation with themselves, and lack of empathy for others ( Board, A.D.A.M. Editorial). Three parts of this disorder will be dabbled upon in this paper, the description, the causation, and the treatment of Narcissistic Personality Disorder. The first of which will be the description. Narcissistic Personality Disorder is characterized by a long-standing pattern of grandiosity...

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