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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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Common symptoms of paranoid personality disorder include:
Philip Parker QC, prosecuting, said reports indicated Goodwin, of Selby Avenue, Leicester, was suffering from a paranoid personality disorder.
The judge added, 'There was no dispute but that the defendant suffered from a paranoid personality disorder of the obsessive-compulsive type at the time of these events.
Mr Justice Mackay, who described the circumstances leading to the murders as "bizarre", said: "There was no dispute but that the defendant suffered from a paranoid personality disorder of the obsessive/ compulsive type at the time of these events.
Magistrates adjourned the case for psychiatric and probation reports after hearing Porter suffers from a paranoid personality disorder.
The judge accepted a psychiatric report which found Lawrence to be suffering from a paranoid personality disorder.
Miss Porter, who suffers from a paranoid personality disorder, admitted one count of common assault at a hearing in November.
Porter, who has a paranoid personality disorder, once smashed windows on her brother's farm.
The research, which is likely to include neuroimaging, may help determine whether pathological bias should be considered a symptom of certain disorders (such as paranoid personality disorder or bipolar disorder), or perceived as a disorder in its own right.
He said one of them,Dr Cameron Boyd, has concluded Williams suffers from a paranoid personality disorder.
During the sixth hearing of Takuma's trial, the prosecution witness said he initially diagnosed Takuma with schizophrenia, but later determined he suffered from a paranoid personality disorder, after he conducted assessments of Takuma for about a two-year period after a 1999 incident.
He turns out to be nothing of the sort, just a mixed-up paranoid personality who killed a burglar with an illegal shotgun.