Antisocial Personality Disorder

Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD): Causes, Symptoms and More

What is antisocial personality disorder? People with antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) exhibit a lack of empathy for others. Antisocial personalities are not concerned with what is right or wrong. Their actions are often insensitive or unfeeling, and they often antagonize. People with this disorder may lie, act aggressively or violently and engage in criminal activity….

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Borderline Personality Disorder

What is Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)?

What is borderline personality disorder (BPD)? Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is an extremely serious mental disorder marked by severe mood swings, emotional instability and erratic behavior. The American Psychiatric Association (APA) recognizes it as one of several types of personality disorder. When left untreated, personality disorders can cause great distress. These disorders usually begin in…

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Paranoid Personality Disorder (PPD)

Paranoid Personality Disorder (PPD): Symptoms, Diagnoses and More

Paranoid personality disorder (PPD) belongs to the group called eccentric personality disorder. People with eccentric personalities may display strange or unusual behaviors. In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), eccentric personality disorders, such as PPD, are also described as cluster A disorders. When someone has PPD, they are extremely suspicious…

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Personality Disorders

Personality Disorder: Types, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

What is Personality Disorder? Personality disorder comprise a wide variety of mental health conditions characterized by unrelenting patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving. It’s common for our inner experiences and behaviors to differ from those expected of us by our culture. It typically prevents people from getting along with others and from managing everyday problems…

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