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Related to personality disorder: histrionic personality disorder, borderline personality disorder, 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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Personality disorder comorbidity in panic disorder patients with or without current major depression.
According to unpublished data from the DSM-5 field trials conducted in the United States and Canada, more than 80% of clinicians in academic and routine clinical practice fields found the new personality disorder criteria "moderately" to "extremely" useful, compared with the DSM-IV In fact, the respondents rated the new criteria as more useful than other changes to the DSM-5, including those related to bipolar and related disorders, schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders, and other conditions.
This student went on to be a clinical psychologist in New York and she decided to focus on personality disorders as her area of expertise.
The Meehl Foundation was established to provide healing, hope and a place of sanctuary for people who suffer from PTSD, and for the ones who have been under severe mental stress and suffering from mood and personality disorders.
There is a difference between component of the executive functions of the brain of people with antisocial personality disorder and no personality disorder.
Before its release, proposed revisions that would tighten up the definition of borderline personality disorder created controversy among psychiatrists and members of the committee writing the revisions.
But those diagnosed with substance abuse and those with antisocial personality disorder differ in at least four important ways:
Do DSM-V personality disorder proposals meet criteria for clinical utility?
Inmate-patients diagnosed with a severe personality disorder that is manifested by frequent episodes of psychosis or depression, and results in significant functional impairment involving acts of self-harm or other behaviors that have a seriously adverse effect on life or on mental or on physical health.
Clinicians should be aware that these individuals are unlikely to seek treatment voluntarily and may be treated for different disorders rather than the personality disorder.
Like surrogate family membership, personality disorder among female inmates is associated with poor adjustment patterns (Kellogg and Young.
The study also indicated that these gamblers are also plagued by personality disorders.