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Odd and eccentric, fearing social relationships would fall under this cluster
Cluster A
Cluster A includes these personality disorders
Paranoid
Schizoid
Schizotypal
Dramatic and emotional behavior fall under this cluster
Cluster B
Cluster B includes these personality disorders
Borderline
Antisocial
Histrionic
Narcissistic
Fearful and anxious behavior falls under this cluster
cluster C
Cluster C includes these personality disorders
Dependent
OCD
Avoidant
Which personality disorder can not be diagnosed until 18 years of age?
Antisocial personality disorder
Why should you be cautious when prescribing meds to PD patients?
They have a high potential for addiction
Meds are not useful for most PDs, what is the exception?
Borderline PD
What does CAGE stand for?
Cut Down
Annoyed
Guilt
Eye opener
A definitive diagnosis can be made using which axis?
only the first three axis
Mental retardation (IQ below 70)
Dependent
Avoidance
Histrionic

Which Axis do these disorders fall under?
Axis II

These are personality disoders
Death of spouse or family member
Job loss
Divorce

These fall under what Axis?
Axis IV

Stressors
Schizophrenia
Panic disorder
Major depression

These disorders fall under which Axis?
Axis I

Clinical disoders
Physical illnesses that may cause psychiatric problems fall under this Axis
Axis III

General medical conditions
What Axis measures Global assessment of functioning
Axis V
What are characteristics of Personality disorders?
Longstanding, rigid, unsuitable pattern of relating to others

Cause social and occupational impairment

Lack of insight
Type of PD of someone who is supicious, mistrustful and litigious
Paranoid
These patients have a life long pattern of voluntary social withdrawal; they have no frank psychosis
Schizoid Personality Disorder

Ex: The Unabomber
These patients have:

Peculiar appearance
Magical thinking
Odd thoughts and behavior without psychosis
Schizotypal
A Pt tells you that he never steps on cracks in the sidewalk to avoid "Breaking his mother's back"(magical thinking). He seems odd and says he often feels unconfortable in social situations and has few friends
Schizotypal personality disorder
These patients are:
extroverted
emotional
dramatic
sexuality provocative (life of the party)
inability to maintain intimate relationships
Histrionic
These patients are:

Grandiose
Envious
Have sense of special entitlement
Lack empathy
Narcissistic
These patients are: Sociopaths or psychopaths
Do not conform to social norms
Criminality in adulthood
Antisocial personality disorder
A 30 y/o man that steals, is unemployed, and has an arrest record has this PD
Antisocial
These patients are:

Unstable behavior and mood
Boredom, emptiness
Feelings of aloneness
Impulsiveness
Suicide attempts
Brief period of loss of contact with reality (mini – psychotic episodes)
Borderline personality disorder
A 39 y/o patient tells you on her second visit that she is in love with you. When you refer her to another practitioner, she attempts suicide
Borderline personality disorder
These patients are:
Sensitive to rejection
Shy
Socially withdrawn
Have inferiority complex
Avoidant
A woman tells you that she would like to have friends but is afraid that people will not like her.
Avoidant
These patients are:
Perfectionistic
Orderly
Stubborn
Indecisive
OCD
These patients:
Lack self confidence
Let others assume their responsibilities
Dependent personality disorder
A 30 y/o patient calls your office frequently to ask your advice about obvious, minor medical problems
Dependent personality disorder
A patient who has antisocial characteristics but is under 18 is classified as?
Conduct disorder