Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Understanding Personality Disorders

For the average person, their traits are usually fixed by the time you become an adult. These traits are fundamental from your past and from your genetic makeup. Often, they are a combination of positive and negative traits that make you the person you are. The same cannot always be said of people with personality disorders as their traits tend to be mainly negative. They may act in socially inappropriate ways and are often unable to function normally in relationships whether personal or work related. There are three groups of personality disorders, each having similar characteristics. These are: 1. Personality disorders that are characterised by eccentric behaviours such as paranoia, and schizoid behaviours. Symptoms of paranoid personality disorders include: • Em View the rest of this article

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