Personality Disorders

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Section 1

Question Answer
Pervasive distrust and suspiciousness, projection is major defense mechanismParanoid
Voluntary social withdrawal, limited emotional expression, content with social isolationSchizoid
Eccentric appearance, odd beliefs, or magical thinking, interpersonal awkwardnessSchizotypal
Disregard for and violation of rights of others, criminality; males>female/ conduct disorder if <18 yrsAntisocial
Unstable mood and interpersonal relationships, impulsiveness, self mutilation, boredom, sense of emptiness; F>M; splitting is a major defense mechanismBorderline
Excessive emotionality and excitability, attentions seeking, sexually provocative, overly concerned with appearanceHistrionic
Grandiosity, sense of entitlement; lacks empathy and requires excessive admiration' often demands the best and reacts to criticism with rageNarcissistic
Hypersensitive to rejections, socially inhibited, timid, feelings of inadequacy; desires relationships with otherAvoidant
Preoccupation with order, perfectionism and control; ego syntonic: behavior consistent with one's own beliefs and attitudesObsessive compulsive
Submissive and clinging, excessive need to be taken care of, low self confidenceDependent

Section 2

Question Answer
Odd or eccentric; inablitliy to develop meaningful social relationships. No psychosis; genetic association with schizophreniaCluster A personality
Dramatic , emotional or erratic; genetic association with mood disorders and substance abuse.Cluster B personality
Anxious or fearful; genetic association with anxiety disordersCluster C personality