Self-Defeating Personality Disorder
Self-defeating personality disorder (also known as masochistic personality disorder) was a proposed personality disorder. It was discussed in an appendix of the revised third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-III-R) in 1987, but was never formally admitted into the manual.
Wiki Number: PW201
Diagnosis: Self-Defeating Personality Disorder
Sex Ratio: M;F+ Often associated with feminine submissiveness
Symptoms: seeks persons, events that deflate the self, does not complete critical personal projects, incites negative responses in others,
Progression: rejects pleasurable and supportive people and renders them ineffective, engages in too much self-sacrifice, rejects enjoyment
Causes: also considered as masochistism due to excess virtuousness, possessiveness, avoidance or depression
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- Examining the Interpersonal Profiles and Nomological Network Associated with Narcissistic Grandiosity and Narcissistic Vulnerabilityby Nicole M Cain on January 13, 2021
Theory and research have consistently shown that pathological narcissism can best be described by 2 phenotypic expressions, narcissistic grandiosity and narcissistic vulnerability. The current study sought to examine the specific types of interpersonal problems reported by those high in narcissistic grandiosity and high in narcissistic vulnerability as well as examine the nomological network associated with these 2 manifestations of narcissism. In a sample of university students who completed...
- Values in persons with borderline personality disorder: their relevance for the therapeutic interviewby Milena Mancini on September 11, 2020
This is an explorative study on values of 25 patients affected by borderline personality disorder interviewed in a clinical setting (phenomenological-dynamic psychotherapy) and re-classified following Consensual Qualitative Research. We identified three main categories of values: recognition (the importance for attention, acknowledgment, commendation and acceptance by the other), authenticity (the importance of absolute emotional fusion with the other), and immediacy (the importance of...
- Personality and psychiatric disorders in chronic pain male affected by erectile dysfunction: prospective and observational studyby Raquel Ajo on May 9, 2020
The prevalence of personality disorders (PDs) and sexual dysfunction in chronic pain patients is higher than in general population. Our main objective was to analyse the influence of PD in patients with erectile dysfunction and chronic non-cancer pain and their response to andrological treatment. One-hundred one patients were included along 30 months. Pain intensity, quality of life, sexual life quality, anxiety and depression were analysed together with opioid dose. Erectile functioning was...
- Validation of the greek version of the Young Schema Questionnaire-Short Form 3: Internal consistency reliability and validityby I A Malogiannis on January 4, 2019
Schema therapy (ST) is an integrative therapy, which combines elements of cognitive behavior therapy, attachment theory, object relations theory and emotional-focused models. Schema therapy is an effective treatment for patients with personality disorders and other chronic psychological disorders. Early Maladaptive Schemas (EMSs) are a main concept in schema theory referring to self-defeating, core themes or patterns. They develop as a result of traumatic or toxic childhood experiences and the...