Antisocial Personality Disorder

Antisocial Personality Disorder is the name of a Personality Disorder that is characterised by a long term pattern of disregard of others, a history of crime, impulsive and aggressive behaviour. The disorder is part of the ‘Dramatic, Emotional and Erratic’ cluster of personality disorders. Antisocial personality disorder is often associated with psychopathy and sociopathy – with an overlap exhibited. This article provides a general look at this … Continue reading Antisocial Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder is the name of a Personality Disorder that is characterised by unstable relationships with others, unstable emotions, dangerous behaviour, self-harm and an intense fear of abandonment. The disorder is part of the ‘Dramatic, Emotional and Erratic’ cluster of personality disorders. People with Borderline Personality Disorder also often suffer from substance abuse or Depression, and there are some worrying suicide statistics when it comes to … Continue reading Borderline Personality Disorder

Histrionic Personality Disorder

Histrionic Personality Disorder is the name of a Personality Disorder that is characterised by a long-term pattern of excessive attention–seeking, inappropriately seductive behaviour and a constant need for approval. The disorder is part of the ‘Dramatic, Emotional and Erratic’ cluster of personality disorders. People with Histrionic Personality Disorder are typically very lively, dramatic and flirtatious. This article provides a general look at this disorder.     A person with … Continue reading Histrionic Personality Disorder

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Narcissistic Personality Disorder is the name of a Personality Disorder that is characterised by an exaggerated feeling of self-importance, obsession with power, a pervasive need for admiration and complements, alongside exhibiting a lack of empathy. People with the disorder often focus extensively on their appearance and take advantage of others. The disorder is part of the ‘Dramatic, Emotional and Erratic’ cluster of personality disorders. This article provides … Continue reading Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Personality Disorders

An individual with a Personality Disorder thinks, behaves, feels or relates profoundly differently from the average person. There are ten different personality disorders. These disorders vary considerably, and thus the symptoms of each differ too. There is nothing wrong at all with being different, and there is nothing to suggest that a ‘normal’ personality type exists. However, an individual with a personality disorder will often … Continue reading Personality Disorders