Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorder
Passive-aggressive behaviors are those that involve acting indirectly aggressive rather than directly aggressive. Passive-aggressive people regularly exhibit resistance to requests or demands from family and other individuals often by procrastinating, expressing sullenness, or acting stubborn.
Wiki Number: PW155
Diagnosis: Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorder
Age Onset: Childhood and beyond into adulthood
Symptoms: Pervasive pattern of negative attitudes and passive resistance to expectations of adequate performance.
Progression: Persons typically procrastinate, covertly obstruct, are inefficient and stubborn, but nice when they wish to be.
Causes: A childhood were expressions of frustration or anger was not allowed. Children repressed honest feelings.
Medications: None listed.
Therapies: Depending on the behaviors, therpists should use psychodynamic, supportive, cognitive, behavioral & interpersonal methods.
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- Self-Esteem and Adolescent Bullying/Cyberbullying and Victimization/Cybervictimization Behaviours: A Person-Oriented Approachby Anna L Palermiti on November 9, 2022
Although previous studies seemed to recognize negative associations between self-esteem and bullying/cyberbullying and victimization/cybervictimization behaviours, the findings are controversial. The current study tried to shed light on this issue by using a person-oriented approach among Italian adolescents. Participants included 936 students aged 13-16 years. Different domains of self-esteem and bullying/cyberbullying and victimization/cybervictimization behaviour during the previous 2-3...
- Smartphone-assisted guided self-help cognitive behavioral therapy for young people with distressing voices (SmartVoices): study protocol for a randomized controlled trialby Marialuisa Cavelti on October 24, 2022
BACKGROUND: The long-standing view that auditory verbal hallucinations (AVH) or hearing voices is a sign of schizophrenia has been challenged by research demonstrating that they lie on a continuum ranging from normal to pathological experience related to distress and need for care. Hearing voices is more prevalent in adolescence than in later life, and hearing voices during adolescence indicates a risk for severe psychopathology, functional impairments, and suicide later in life. While there is...
- Sex differences in personality disorders in a Chinese clinical populationby HongZhen He on October 10, 2022
INTRODUCTION: Sex differences in the frequency and severity of personality disorders (PDs) have been widely reported in Western countries. However, limited literature suggests a similar sex distribution in the Chinese clinical population. This study investigated sex differences in self-reported and interviewed patients with PDs in a clinical population in China.
- Development and Validation of a Measure of Passive Aggression Traits: The Passive Aggression Scale (PAS)by Young-Ok Lim on August 25, 2022
Although passive aggression is known as a pathological personality trait, the concept is unclear, and there is a lack of tools to measure it comprehensively. Thus, this study developed and validated a tool for measuring passive-aggressive behaviors. Data on basic information about passive aggression traits were collected from 20 experts using open-ended questions. To verify content validity, Delphi surveys were conducted twice with five experts. Data for item analysis were collected from 123...