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    borderline personality disorder in a family practice setting. Major characteristics of borderline personality disorder include severe mood instability, fear of abandonment, chronic boredom, self-injury, unstable interpersonal relationships, "splitting," identity instability and borderline rage. Early diagnosis may help…

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    diagnoses I considered were Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Schizotypal Personality Disorder, and Substance Abuse Disorder. I thought OCD because Caleb meets the presence of obsessions and compulsions. The obsession is Caleb trying to ignore and suppress thoughts of anger and emotions and suppressing them by not making eye contact and keeping his feelings “in a cage” being…

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    Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a mental disorder in which a person has an unrealistic sense of superiority. In other words, a narcissist is a person who is really who think they are more important than everyone else and should only be affiliated with people who share the same special-ness. Comparably, to many other mental illness, Narcissistic Personality Disorder is predominately controlled by emotional behavior, which parallels, paranoid, borderline, and fascination with power,…

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    Narcissism is a personality disorder, that for a while many clinicians were not satisfied with the way narcissism was depicted in earlier versions of the DSM, emphasizing how there has been some unclear aspects of the personality disorder (Dimaggio, 2012). Narcissism is typically diagnosed by a medical professional, but it has been reported that most people with the disorder do not seek treatment (Luchner and Tantleff-Dunn, 2016). According to the author, Marit Svindseth (2008), narcissistic…

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    When someone is very angry they either go for a walk, isolate themselves from others, or vent to someone about their problems. They would not go terrorizing the public harming innocent people. Someone having a problem is called antisocial personality disorder which sometimes can be describe as sociopathy. According to Landfield, “Antisocial personality disorder is a condition that describes a constellation of interpersonal, emotional, and behavioral functioning marked by deceit, lack of guilt…

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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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    Antisocial Personality Disorders Not every person can function in a normal society as we perceive it. Every individual is different according to their personality, culture, social upbringing, and various other factors. A person may not be able to fit into a social structure due to just moving into a new culture /country. However there are some people who, no matter what the circumstances are, always remain the outcast. For those who cannot participate in our social fabric, they are said to be…

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    Antisocial Personality Disorder Antisocial Personality Disorder is one of ten different personality disorders on the DSM-V list. “Of the 10 classified types of personality disorder, borderline and Antisocial Personality Disorder are the most prominent in forensic and psychiatric settings.” (Kendall, T. et al., 2009, P.293). The disorder is predicted to be more common in men than women. The disorder is associated with suicide, violence, and risk-taking behavior. (Guy, L. S., Poythress, N. G.,…

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    Narcissistic personality disorder is a general excess admiration; this disorder enables someone from empathizing with others. This disorder is generally one of the most difficult personalities to treat due to random personality patterns. Symptoms vary from grandiose sense of self-importance and preoccupied with fantasies of unlimited success. This may be difficult to lead NPD patients to seek help due to their lack of acknowledgement of their certain weaknesses. This can be one of the large…

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    Northwest Kansas Technical College Argumentative Essay Famous People With Personality Disorders Dejoure Boland Thursday April 27, 2017 Prawl Word count : 891 One in four people in the United States will be diagnosed with a form of personality disorder (World Health Organization). Many things can bring on the onset of a personality disorder such as stress or a need to cope with some sort of trauma. Or a person can be predisposed to having a personality disorder due to…

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