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Related to Personality disorders: borderline personality disorder, histrionic personality disorder, sociopath, Narcissistic personality disorder

personality

noun attributes, being, character, disposition, distinction, distinctiveness, identity, individualism, individuality, ingenium, makeup, nature, oneness, originality, particularity, personal identity, personal mark, predisposition, selfhood, selfness, singularity, soul, style, temperament, traits, type, uniqueness
See also: character, disposition, identity, inclination, individual, individuality, presence, property, temperament

PERSONALITY. An abstract of personal; as, the action is in the personalty, that is, it is brought against a person for a personal duty which he owes. It also signifies what belongs to the person; as, personal property.

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The proportion of dependent and passive-aggressive personality disorders was 4.
Oldham, clinicians who deem the alternative personality disorder model of the DSM-5 as too confusing are misguided.
The funds will go toward treatment of an ongoing mood disorder with co-occurring Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD.
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is one of many personality disorders listed in the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders), it usually begins in late adolescence or early adulthood.
00 scholarship through the generous donation of the Winfield Scholarship fund for the treatment of an occurring mood disorder with Borderline Personality Disorder.
SCID-II is a diagnostic interview structured to assess 10 personality disorders on Axis II of the DSM-IV as well as for the assessment of personality disorder, depressive personality disorder and passive--aggressive (located in Appendix DSM-IV B, which "contains a set of criteria and issues for further study").
Personality and personality disorders: Reformulation of personality disorders in the DSM-5.
15) In contrast to SMIs, there is the question of whether personality disorders are true illnesses or an extreme of normal variation.
Employees with personality disorders also inflict significant damage on the lives of others.
Participants were drawn from a larger prisonwide study to examine DSM-IV personality disorders using the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Personality Disorders Personality Questionnaire (SCID-II-PQ; First et al.
Our findings showed that those gamblers who commit suicide had twice as many specific personality disorders as other suicide victims," said co-author Alain Lesage, also from the Universite de Montreal.
Although one such treatment package for personality disorders does exist, it is designed only for borderline personality disorder.

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