Personality Disorders

Frequently Asked Questions

The Narcissistic, Borderline, Antisocial, Histrionic, Schizoid, Schizotypal, Paranoid, Masochistic, Sadistic,

Negativistic (Passive-Aggressive), Avoidant, Obsessive-Compulsive, Histrionic, And Other Personality Disorders

 

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I. General Overview

II. Specific Personality Disorders

III. Differential Diagnoses, Misdiagnoses, and Comorbidity

IV. Issues related to Personality Disorders

V. Other Resources

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Personality Disorders Alphabetical Index

I. General Overview

II. Specific Personality Disorders

IIa. Case Studies

III. Differential Diagnoses, Misdiagnoses, and Comorbidity

IV. Issues related to Personality Disorders

V. Other Resources

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I. General Overview

What is Personality

Brain and Personality Disorders

The Normal Personality

Psychosis, Delusions, and Personality Disorders

The Insanity Defense and Personality Disorders

Addiction and Personality

Psychosexual Stages of Development

Personality Disorders

Diagnosing Personality Disorders

Differential Diagnoses

The DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual) - Pros and Cons

What Changed in the DSM-IV?

ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases)

Axes of Mental Health Disorders in DSM

Common Features of Personality Disorders

Psychological Theories

The History of Personality Disorders

Gender and Personality Disorders

The Genetic Roots of Personality Disorders

Body Language and Personality Disorders

Sex and Personality Disorders

Psychological Tests and Interviews

Psychological Signs and Symptoms

MMPI-2 Diagnostic Test

MCMI-III Diagnostic Test

Rorschach Inkblots Test

TAT Diagnostic Test

Structured Interviews

Disorder-specific Tests

The Five Factor Model

Personality Factor Models

Defense Mechanisms

Therapy and Treatment of Personality Disorders

Eclectic Psychotherapy

The Hateful Patient


II. Specific Personality Disorders

The Psychopathological Default

Pathological Narcissism and Personality Disorders

Cluster B Personality Disorders

Narcissistic Personality Disorder - Diagnostic Criteria

Narcissistic Personality Disorder - Prevalence and Comorbidity

Narcissistic Personality Disorder - Clinical Features

The Narcissist in Therapy

The Syphilitic Narcissist

Is the Narcissist Legally Insane?

Conduct Disorder

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Narcissist vs. Psychopath

The Psychopath, Sociopath, and Antisocial

Histrionic Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder

The Delusional Way Out

The Schizoid Personality

Schizoid Personality Disorder

Avoidant Personality Disorder

Codependence, Counterdependence and Dependent Personality Disorder

The Inverted Narcissist

Paranoid Personality Disorder

Schizotypal Personality Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder

Personality Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (NOS)

Sadistic Personality Disorder

Masochistic Personality Disorder

Depressive Personality Disorder

Negativisitic (Passive-Aggressive) Personality Disorder

The Roots of Pedophilia

The Incest Taboo

Homosexuality and Narcissism

Stable (Narcissism) or Unstable (Borderline)


IIa. Case Studies

The Narcissist

The Psychopath

The Paranoid

The Borderline

The Schizoid

The Histrionic

The Avoidant

The Schizotypal

The Obsessive-Compulsive

The Dependent

Negativistic (Passive-Aggressive)

The Masochist

The Sadist

The Depressive


III. Differential Diagnoses, Misdiagnoses, and Comorbidity

Eating Disorders and Personality Disorders

Misdiagnosing Personality Disorders as Eating Disorders

Misdiagnosing Personality Disorders as The Bipolar I Disorder

Misdiagnosing Narcissism as The Bipolar I Disorder

Misdiagnosing Personality Disorders as Asperger's Disorder

Misdiagnosing Narcissism as Asperger's Disorder

Misdiagnosing Personality Disorders as Anxiety Disorders

Misdiagnosing Narcissism as Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Narcissism, Substance Abuse, and Reckless Behaviors

Co-morbidity of Personality Disorders

Narcissism, Psychosis, and Delusions

Use and Abuse of Differential Diagnoses

 


 

IV. Issues related to Personality Disorders

Acute Anger and Psychopathology

Empathy and Personality Disorders

Victims' Reactions to Abuse

Treatment Modalities and Psychotherapies

Object Relations - The Psychology of Mass and Serial Killers

Serial Killers and Personality Disorders

Narcissism, Ethnic or Religious Affiliation, Terrorism

The Psychodynamic Roots of Terrorism

Collective Narcissism

Narcissistic Leaders

Narcissism in the Boardroom

The Myth of Mental Illness

The Insanity of the Defense

In Defense of Psychoanalysis

The Talented Mr. Ripley - The Antisocial PD

The Metaphors of the Mind - Part I (The Brain)

The Metaphors of the Mind - Part II (Psychotherapy)

The Metaphors of the Mind - Part III (Dreams)


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Personality Disorders - in the Open Site Encyclopedia

Abusive Relationship Newsletter

Personality Disorders

Emotional and Verbal Abuse on Suite101

Spousal Abuse and Domestic Violence on Suite101

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