What Is A Personality Disorder?
What are Different Types Of Personality Disorders?
1. Cluster A Personality Disorder: Suspicious
Paranoid Personality Disorder
- People with this condition find it hard to commit to relationships or trust people because they believe people will betray or abuse them.
- They watch people because they are so afraid of betrayal.
- They think every conversation is somebody saying something negative about them.
Schizoid Personality Disorder
- This condition makes people uninterested and afraid to form close relationships with people, including their families.
- They believe relationships would disturb their freedom and create issues in their life.
- They like to stay alone. They are not interested in intimacy and are mostly emotionless.
Schizotypal Personality Disorder
- They Feel uncomfortable making close relationships.
- They find it extremely difficult to express themselves. They may speak or act strangely.
- They are often uncomfortable and anxious in front of people.
2. Cluster B Personality Disorder: Emotional and Impulsive
Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD)
- Their behavior goes against societal norms and can often hurt other people.
- Their disregard of what is acceptable makes them hard to get along with.
- They decide rapidly and emotionally, rather than thinking first.
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
- They worry about others abandoning them.
- They suffer from severe mood swings.
- They cannot maintain stable and healthy relationships.
- They anger quickly and struggle to control their anger.
Histrionic Personality Disorder
- People with Histrionic Personality disorder strive to be the center of attention.
- They feel the need to entertain people.
- They flirt or behave weirdly to get attention and have a reputation for being dramatic and overemotional.
- They are easily influenced by others.
- They may dress provocatively to attract attention.
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
- They believe they are more deserving than others and will do things to make others look bad.
- People with Narcissistic Personality Disorder have fragile self-esteem and do not take criticism well.
- They become upset when people ignore them or fail to treat them the way they think they should be treated.
3. Cluster C Personality Disorder: Anxious
Avoidant (or anxious) Personality Disorder
- They avoid social activities for fear of being disliked.
- They are extremely sensitive to criticism.
- In fear of rejection, they avoid relationships and friendships.
- They feel they can’t do anything correctly.
Dependent Personality Disorder
- They feel weak and are unable to make decisions.
- They suffer from very low confidence.
- They often agree to things they don’t even like for fear of being left alone.
- They will remain in an abusive relationship rather than being alone.
Obsessive-compulsive Personality Disorder (OCDP)
- They try to keep everything in order and under control.
- They set unrealistically high standards for their own performance on tasks.
- People with OCD feel anxious when they or others make mistakes.
- They obsess over-scheduling and time.
How Personality Disorder Diagnosis is Done?
In How Many Ways Personality Disorder Treatment Can be Done?
If you feel that you or a loved one might be affected by a personality disorder, contact us to learn more about our Los Angeles Teen Treatment Program to set up an initial consultation and free assessment. Sometimes, inpatient treatment might be the best course of action, at least until the disorder becomes manageable. More common treatment options include supervised outpatient treatment with medication, medication-only treatment, or group therapy only.
How Can Personality Disorder Affect Daily Life?
Relationships Problems Because of Personality Disorder
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