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    Abstract Our group presentation covered personality disorders. The project was divided into the three clusters of personality disorders: A, B, and C. My portion of the project covered Cluster C personality disorders. This is an in-depth analysis of Cluster C and general information about personality disorders and treatment options. Introduction Why are some people happy and easy to be around? What makes others more reserved and quiet? These, and many more, characteristics make up a person 's personality. Personality refers to a distinctive set of traits, behavior styles, and patterns that make up character or individuality. An individual 's personality and behaviors are as unique as their fingerprints. This diversity provides ample opportunities…

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    Conflicted Avoidant Personality Disorder Overview According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders handbook, avoidant personality disorder (AvPD) affects persons who display a pattern of social inhibition, often considering themselves to be socially inept, which is why they avoid social interaction for fear of being rejected, ridiculed or humiliated. They are also extremely sensitive to negative feedback and evaluation, and feels inadequate and inferior. Passive…

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    Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSMS), avoidant personality disorder (APD) is associated by a pattern of hypersensitivity to negative evaluation, social inhibition, and feelings of inadequacy 7 • Individuals who meet the criteria: 2 o Being extremely shy, o Inhibited in new situations, o Fearful of disapproval and social rejection. • Their fear of rejection is so overwhelming that is affects all aspects of their lives CLASSIFICATION • NotApplicable DIAGNOSIS CLINICAL…

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    As the clinician, the reasoning behind the client’s diagnosis is based on the client’s background history as well as present history that has occurred during adulthood. In Axis I, the client was diagnosed with adjustment disorders with depressed mood because Ana was experiencing feelings of sadness, being withdrawn, and showing a lack of pleasure in the things that she used to do. Ana has also shown signs of posttraumatic stress disorder, in which this disorder is developed after a severe…

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    Many people in today 's society consistently procrastinate. Procrastination is a psychological epidemic. Many people find themselves procrastinating and trying to find ways to help manage their procrastination. I will be taking a deeper look into why human natural patterns resort to a stability of procrastination and how individuals overcome it. Also learn and understand ways to fight and manage procrastination. As well as the different types of procrastination and how it affects people and the…

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    the crazy tale the many characters display many complex issues of psychology such as personality disorders and many downfalls in society. One of the main problems within the movie is discrimination towards the ogres and other fairy tale creatures. Right off the bat a mob comes to Shrek’s swamp looking to kill him. They personally seek him out in his place of residency just because of the fact he is an ogre. All of the townspeople see ogres as awful monsters that kill. In the next scene fairy…

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    Adler Alfred Adler’s theory of personality largely revolved around birth order, style of life, and inferiority. Adler believed that infants are born into feeling inferior which in turn leads to overcompensation in order to turn our weaknesses into strengths. His idea of superiority striving, striving to improve oneself and achieve your own personal best, has been a characteristic of my personality since I can remember (Cloninger, p. 72). I have always had goals and dreams that have the same…

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    Borderline Personality Disorder 301.083 (F60.3) (DSM-5). Lorena meets the criteria for a borderline personality disorder: an enduring pattern of instability concerning interpersonal relationships, self-image and emotional regulation, with increased impulsivity that begins by early adulthood. This pattern of instability and impulsivity is present in a variety of contexts and includes: Desperate efforts to avoid real or imagined abandonment, identity disturbance, impulsivity in shopping and…

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    aspect of my disorder. It cost friendships, career opportunities, and most importantly my self-esteem. It wasn’t long before I began internalizing the attitudes of others, viewing myself as a lesser person.” That is a quote from Scott Simmie, a Canadian journalist, whose struggle with being stigmatized for being diagnosed with a mental illness is all too common. In a given year, one out of every four American adults will suffer from a mental illness. Therefore, it would be logical to…

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    Personality Disorder: Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) Personality disorders can influence social functioning. There are three types of personality disorders; avoidant personality disorder, schizoid personality disorder, histrionic personality disorder, narcissistic personality disorder, and antisocial personality disorder. A person with antisocial personality disorder is also known as a sociopath or psychopath. Psychologist or psychiatrists diagnose many serial killers as possessing…

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