Schizotypal Personality Disorder

Schizotypal Personality Disorder

A person with schizotypal personality disorder has a consistent pattern of social and intcr pcr so nal insufficiencies shown in intense discomfort with, and reduced capacity for, close relationships as well as by distortions in perceptions and eccentricities of behaviour, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of […]

March 3, 2013 10:25 am

Schizoid Personality Disorder

Schizoid Personality Disorder

A person with schizoid personality disorder has a longtime pattern of detachment from social relationships and a restricted range of expression of emotions in interpersonal settings, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts. ‘Uncommon’ to 7.5% of the general population has schizoid personality disorder. People with […]

March 3, 2013 10:20 am

Paranoid Personality Disorder

Paranoid Personality Disorder

A person with paranoid personality disorder has a pattern of distrust and suspiciousness of others such that their motives are interpreted as malevolent) beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts and lasts through a long time. 0.5% to 2.5% of the general population has paranoid personality […]

March 3, 2013 10:17 am

Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder

A person diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder has a pervasive pattern of preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and mental and interp-ersonal control, at the expense of flexibility, openness, and efficiency,beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts. People with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder will have a majority of the […]

March 3, 2013 9:10 am

Dependent Personality Disorder

Dependent Personality Disorder

A person with dependent personality disorder has a pervasive and excessive need to be taken care of, that leads to submissive and clinging behaviour and fears of separation, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts. While ordinary adults have the ability to make their own decisions, […]

March 3, 2013 8:29 am

Avoidant Personality Disorder

Avoidant Personality Disorder

A person diagnosed with avoidant personality disorder has a pervasive pattern of social inhibition, feelings ,of inadequacy, and hypersensitivity-to negative evaluation, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts. 0.5% to 1% of the general population has avoidant personality disorder. People with avoidant personality disorder will have […]

March 3, 2013 8:17 am