Avoidant Personality Disorder
Avoidant personality disorder (AVPD) is an enduring pattern of behavior related to social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and sensitivity to rejection that causes problems in work situations and relationships.
Wiki Number: W019
Diagnosis: Avoidant Personality Disorder
US Patients: US-2.4%
Sex Ratio: M; F Equal
Symptoms: terrible fear of rejections, avoid social interaction
Progression: Unable to experience or express positive emotion to others or resist coercion from others.
Causes: Genetic shyness, inhibitions, childhood emotional neglect; fears intimacy and rejection
Therapies: social skills training; cognitive, exposure and group therapies
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- Galenic syndromes: combinations of mental state and personality disorders too closely entwined to be separatedby Peter Tyrer on January 24, 2022
Many mental disorders are linked to personality, but this is rarely recognised in clinical practice. It is suggested here that when the links are very close, the two can be joined. Galenic syndromes are so named because Galen was the first physician to recognise the links between personality and disease.
- Characteristics of the psychopathological status of oral lichen planus: a systematic review and meta-analysisby K Li on January 24, 2022
Oral lichen planus (OLP) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the oral mucosa having no clear aetiology or pathogenesis. The influence of psychological disturbances on OLP has been widely discussed but still bears the controversy. This study aimed at assessing scientific evidence between the OLP and psychological alterations of the patient. We searched seven important databases for studies on OLP and psychological factors (anxiety, depression, stress, sleep disorders, etc.) published between 1...
- The effect of traffic noise on cognitive performance with regard to personality traits: A laboratory experiment studyby Farahnaz Khajehnasiri on January 24, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: Apart from the effect of traffic noise on cognitive function, the findings of this study confirmed that Neuroticism (one of the personality traits) also significantly affect the cognitive performance of individuals when they are exposed to traffic noise in laboratory conditions.
- Affect regulation in psychoanalytic treatments of patients with a borderline personality disorder-psychoanalysis and psychodynamic psychotherapy-a comparisonby Dagmar Steinmair on January 24, 2022
CONCLUSION: Exploring the change processes in the patients' characteristics and linking these changes to specific treatment strategies is of clinical importance when starting treatment and for its long-term progress.