A personality disorder is a type of mental disorder in which you have a rigid and unhealthy pattern of thinking, functioning and behaving. A person with a personality disorder has trouble perceiving and relating to situations and people.
Wiki Number: PW162
Diagnosis: Personality Disorder(s)-Classifications and Lists
US Patients: This entry is “PW162” just because that number falls on “Personality” in the alphabetical listing.
Sex Ratio: This entry contains the general classifications of personality disorders: paranoid, schizoid, schizotypal, antisocial, borderline
Age Onset: histrionic, narcissistic, avoidant, dependent, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders.
Symptoms: Enduring maladaptive behaviors of individuals but violating the local, social norms
Causes: This entry provides several different perspectives and their respective listings of the various types of personality disorders.
Medications: This entry does not describe the characteristics of any individual diagnosis as this set of overviews is designed to do.
Therapies: No symptoms, progression, cause, medication nor therapy is provided for any specific diagnosis.
4 CURRENT ARTICLES
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- New data toward fulfilling the promise of the ICD-11 severity criterionby Carla Sharp on May 18, 2022
Great progress has been made in furthering our understanding of the long-term course of personality pathology. However, our knowledge about the long-term outcomes of personality disorder, thus far, is based on a polythetic and categorical definition of personality disorder. This special issue brings together a set of papers reporting on the results of the 30-year prospective study, the Nottingham Study of Neurotic Disorder, in addition to presenting a study protocol for a future study, the...
- Crisis-focused psychosocial interventions for borderline personality disorder: systematic review and narrative synthesisby Lisa Wood on May 17, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: There is presently insufficient data to recommend any specific psychosocial crisis intervention for people with BPD. Given the relationship between BPD and the high frequency of crises experienced by this group, further large-scale trials examining crisis-focused psychosocial interventions are required.
- Eating disorders and the nine symptoms of borderline personality disorder: A systematic review and series of meta-analysesby Alexia E Miller on May 17, 2022
OBJECTIVE: Eating disorders and borderline personality disorder have high rates of comorbidity. However, the extent to which individual BPD symptoms are elevated in patients with EDs is largely unknown. Meta-analyses examined: (1) which of the nine BPD symptoms are especially elevated in individuals with versus without EDs, (2) whether particular ED subtypes have elevated levels of certain BPD symptoms, and (3) which BPD symptoms remain unstudied/understudied in relation to EDs.
- Association between self-reported drug hypersensitivity reactions and psychological disordersby Inês Machado Cunha on May 16, 2022
CONCLUSION: Patients with a self-report drug hypersensitivity have more tendency to be under treatment with psychoactive drugs and could have more tendency to somatization. Personality traces and psychopathology must be taken into account during an allergy workup.