Personality Disorders

Specialty of Psychology

There is talk of personality disorder when the behavior, thoughts and emotions that make up the lifestyle of a person have a prolonged deviation in time with respect to personality patterns considered "healthy" within a field or stage. This type of psychiatric disorders come to interfere in the daily life of the person who suffers social adjustment problems, so its capacity for interaction and coexistence is complicated and can even cause social isolation. Therefore, the treatment of personality disorders requires tackled personalized counseling. Depending on the degree of variation of the structure of thought and the inappropriate behavior of these patients have been described different types of personality disorder: histrionic, the people who always want to be the focus and act dramatically and superficial; narcissist, arrogant typical subjects who believe omnipotent; limit or borderline, a pattern of impulsive, unstable and prone to self-injury character; antisocial, the subjects who act ruthlessly violent and evil; paranoid, which involves excessive distrust throughout; schizoid, typical of solitary and indifferent to people's feelings; obsessive, perfectionist or scrupulous the subject; avoidant, which implies avoidance of situations anxiety; or dependent, typical of undecided people and lack of self-esteem.

Videos related to Personality Disorders


TOPDOCTORS utiliza cookies propias y de terceros para facilitar su experiencia como usuario de nuestra web y captar datos estadísticos mediante el análisis de sus datos de navegación. Si usted continúa con la navegación, entendemos que nos ofrece su consentimiento para el uso de cookies. Puede cambiar la configuración de cookies u obtener más información here.