Ep. 48 – Personality Disorder

  • defined by personality that is often rigid, and unhealthy on how they think and behave.
  • made over a long period of time. start in teenage years, early adulthood
  • patients are unable to see faults.

Cluster A – paranoid, schizoid personality. more distressed. unjustified beliefs. odd.

Cluster B – dramatic, emotional, unpredictable behaviour. Anti-social. Narcissistic.

Cluster C – anxious, timid, avoidance, OCD. Low self esteem.

Disorder is treated with psychotherapy.

Patients can be admitted for safety reasons (if needed)

See a psychiatrist or psychologist.

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