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Category : Personality Disorders

Borderline Personality Disorder: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Nicholas Stewart
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious mental disorder that is characterized by pervasive mood instability, unstable inter-personal relationships, unstable self-image, and other types of destructive behavior. In this disorder the individual’s sense of self identity is disturbed, and he or she finds it difficult to interpret reality, thereby disrupting...

Personality Disorder Test

Nicholas Stewart
Every person has a unique way of reacting and perceiving things in life, and since every person is unique, there is no benchmark for an ideal personality. Every person has a blend of favorable and unfavorable traits in him. However, if a person is exhibiting negative traits (like obsession, inflexible...

Personality Disorder Tests for Children

Nicholas Stewart
Personality disorder is a term used to denote a group of mental disorders, where the behavior and thinking of the affected individual is not along social norms or culture. Such behavior is rigid and deeply ingrained, and affects the functioning and life of that individual, where he could be a...

Paranoid Personality Disorder Treatment

Nicholas Stewart
Psychiatric ailments or mental illnesses can prove to be very crippling conditions, affecting the patient’s life and as well of those around them. One such distressing psychiatric condition is paranoid personality disorder (PPD) which if not treated, could develop into a chronic condition, usually occurring in people with antisocial personality...

Schizoid Personality Disorder Symptoms

Nicholas Stewart
A person that suffers from a schizoid personality disorder is often caught up in a world that is misunderstood by those around him, seeing that they tend to cut off from those who love and know them. They’re the kind who choose careers that have them in a secluded job...

Masochistic Personality Disorder

Nicholas Stewart
Human beings will generally be driven by the positive things in their life. They will concentrate on how to feel positive, good and happy. No one really likes to be sad and depressed, except for some moments driven by self pity perhaps, that one gives into, like one would into...

How to Deal With Borderline Personality Disorder

Nicholas Stewart
A person with borderline personality disorder (abbrev. BPD), often, has to go through turbulence in personal relationships, apart from many other serious negative consequences. BPD is a personality disorder, typically found in people over the age of eighteen, characterized by extreme emotions and mood changes in the affected person. Women...

Causes of Dependent Personality Disorder You Need to Know Now

Nicholas Stewart
Dependent personality disorder introduces fear and insecurity in terms of being separated from the caregiving figure, who is believed to be the sole supplier of all the necessities in life. People with this disorder believe that they are incapable of taking responsibilities, even for the simplest of matters. They perceive the...