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Personality Disorder

Personality Problem


  • Case material is presented from a narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) patient in TFP whose primary presenting problems were in the arena of sexuality and love relations, and whose attachment state of mind showed evidence of oscillation between dismissing[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Crossref Neslihan KeserÖzcan, Nur ElçinBoyacıoğlu, GülDikeç, HusniyeDinç, SemraEnginkaya, NesrinTomruk. (2018) Prenatal and Postnatal Attachment Among Turkish Mothers Diagnosed with a Mental Health Disorder.[doi.org]
  • Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff . p. 431. CrossRef Google Scholar Satel, Sally L. and Lilienfeld, Scott O. 2017. If Addiction is not Best Conceptualized a Brain Disease, then What Kind of Disease is it? .[doi.org]
Abnormal Behavior
  • What to Look for in a Therapist When dealing with personality disorders, you will generally work with an abnormal behavioral therapist or a cognitive behavioral therapist.[therapytribe.com]
  • behavior pattern is enduring, of long standing, and not limited to episodes of mental illness; The abnormal behavior pattern is pervasive and clearly maladaptive to a broad range of personal and social situations; The above manifestations always appear[en.wikipedia.org]
Alteration of Consciousness
  • Until the end of that century, "personality" referred to the subjective aspects of the self, and "personality disorder" meant alteration of consciousness (e.g., hysterical dissociation); the behavioral patterns dealt with by DSM-III-R as personality disorders[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]


  • If you have a personality disorder, you may not need treatment at all - but you might find medication or talking treatments helpful, and sometimes both.[rcpsych.ac.uk]
  • CONCLUSIONS: We found no negative impact of PD on the effectiveness and treatment retention of CT and IPT for MDD during treatment and follow-up. If replicated, cluster A PD features can be used to optimize treatment selection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Saradjian, Murphy, McVey, Delivering Integrated Treatment to People with Personality Disorder. Murphy, McVey, Fundamental Treatment Strategies for Optimising Interventions with People with Personality Disorder.[routledge.com]
  • For more information about treatment, please see avoidant personality disorder treatment.[psychcentral.com]


  • Research suggests core features of the disorder are associated with poor prognosis in therapy, including slow progress to behavioral change, premature patient-initiated termination, and negative therapeutic alliance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Prognosis Prognosis is not very good because of two contributing factors. First, because the disorder is characterized by a failure to conform to society’s norms, people with this disorder are often incarcerated because of criminal behavior.[allpsych.com]
  • Many people with a personality disorder also have one or more of the following: Having a personality disorder and one of these other disorders makes people less likely to respond to treatment for either disorder and thus worsens their prognosis.[merckmanuals.com]
  • That’s not to say that it’s a walk in the park, of course, and that recovery from BPD isn’t a tough road, but compared to many other mental illnesses the prognosis is generally pretty good.[thriveworks.com]


  • However, an understanding of the role that attachment can play in the etiology, symptomatology, and treatment of psychopathology can greatly enhance the therapeutic process.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Widiger Oxford University Press , 13.09.2012 - 864 Seiten 0 Rezensionen This text provides a summary of what is currently known about the diagnosis, assessment, construct validity, etiology, pathology, and treatment of personality disorders.[books.google.de]
  • Widiger Oxford University Press , Sep 13, 2012 - Psychology - 864 pages 0 Reviews This text provides a summary of what is currently known about the diagnosis, assessment, construct validity, etiology, pathology, and treatment of personality disorders.[books.google.com]
  • Etiology of Antisocial Personality Disorder ASPD seems to be caused by a combination of both genetic and environmental influences.[courses.lumenlearning.com]
  • Little is known about the specific etiology for most of the DSM-5 personality disorders.[nobaproject.com]


  • In The WHO World Mental Health Surveys: Global Perspectives on the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders (eds Kessler, RC, Üstün, TB ): 33 – 57.[doi.org]
  • We conducted these analyses using a large, nationally representative sample from the USA (n 34,653), the second wave of the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
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Age distribution


  • The natural history and pathophysiology of treatment resistant schizophrenia. J Psychiatr Res (1998) 32(3–4):143–50. doi:10.1016/S0022-3956(97)00052-6 PubMed Abstract CrossRef Full Text Google Scholar 13.[doi.org]
  • The natural history and pathophysiology of treatment resistant schizophrenia. J Psychiatr Res (1998) 32 ( 3–4 ):143–50.10.1016/S0022-3956(97)00052-6 [ PubMed ] [ CrossRef ] [ Google Scholar ] 13.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]


  • Traditional thinking holds that these maladaptive patterns are the result of dysfunctional early environments that prevent the evolution of adaptive patterns of perception, response, and defense.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Certain factors can help prevent children from developing personality disorders. Even a single strong relationship with a relative, teacher or friend can offset negative influences, say psychologists.[web.archive.org]
  • How Can I Prevent Borderline Personality Disorder? As the development of BPD is highly associated with a history of childhood abuse, prevention and early appropriate treatment of abuse are often considered in preventing this disorder.[emedicinehealth.com]

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