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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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Diagnosing personality disorders in depressed patients: a comparison of patients and informant interviews.
Therefore, the hypotheses for the study were: (1) personality disorder is a cause of disability though the prevalence rate attributed to personality disorders is low comparing with other mental disorder; and (2) the disability attributed to personality disorders is more likely to be male, younger, not in marriage, and less educated.
Cluster B includes the Antisocial, Borderline, Histrionic, and Narcissistic personality disorders which are categorised as 'dramatic/emotional/erratic';
The description of each personality disorder (mainly following the structure of ICD10, not including the personality disorders detailed exclusively in DSM-5) is illustrated by originally penned case studies, intriguing through the narrative style with belletristic touches, which emphasizes on the socio-familial component and the emotional potential of each individual studied.
It should be emphasized that, despite the prototypical character of Millon's theory, the system of evaluation and diagnosis proposed by the author approaches a continuous version of the categorical model, which may be observed, for instance, in the instrument for assessing personality disorders developed by Millon, Millon, and Davis (1994), which presents the results on a continuous scale (T scores), as well as on the categories (dependent, paranoid, among others) proposed by DSM-IV-TR (American Psychological Association [APA], 2003).
89 The instrument is designed for use by clinicians (psychiatrists or clinical psychologists) experienced in the assessment of personality disorders.
How nursing staff respond to the label "borderline personality disorder.
The results of this Spanish observational study confirm the benefits of inhaled loxapine for treating agitation in patients with borderline personality disorder previously described in a German case series (J Clin Psychopharmacol.
Significant positive correlation was found between Borderline personality traits scale (BPTS) and Zanirini borderline personality disorder scale (ZAN-BPDS).
This book gives a sense of what is happening in the mind and heart of the person with personality disorder and how this might affect those around them by describing the treatment journey of a patient referred for personality disorder care in the United Kingdom.
Table-2: Mediating role of maladaptive schemas between paternal parenting styles and personality disorders in adults.

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