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  • major depressi
  • Mental status examination (MSE) may reveal depressed mood due to dysthymia or major depressive disorder, both of which may be related to the paradoxically low self-esteem often present in patients with NPD. (medscape.com)
  • Several comorbid disorders occur with NPD, with the most common being major depressive disorder, seen in about 45 to 50 percent of NPD patients (Ronningstam & Weinberg, 2013). (theravive.com)
  • Prevalence
  • Prevalence, correlates, and disability of personality disorders in the United States: results from the national epidemiologic survey on alcohol and related conditions. (springer.com)
  • Smink FR, Hoeken D, Oldehinkel AJ, Hoek HW (2014) Prevalence and severity of DSM-5 eating disorders in a community cohort of adolescents. (springer.com)
  • interpersonal
  • Serious problems with interpersonal relationships are often seen in those with the disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • The central feature of borderline personality disorder is a pervasive pattern of unstable and intense interpersonal relationships, self-perception, and moods. (medscape.com)
  • Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder ( OCPD ) is a personality disorder characterized by a general pattern of excessive concern with orderliness, perfectionism , attention to details, mental and interpersonal control , and a need for control over one's environment, which interferes with personal flexibility , openness to experience , and efficiency , as well as interfering with relationships. (wikipedia.org)
  • For people with this disorder, rigidity could place strain on interpersonal relationships , with occasional frustration turning into anger and even varying degrees of violence . (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Individuals with this personality disorder will typically have no compunction in exploiting others in harmful ways for their own gain or pleasure and frequently manipulate and deceive other people, achieving this through wit and a façade of superficial charm or through intimidation and violence. (wikipedia.org)
  • Irresponsibility is a core characteristic of this disorder: they can have significant difficulties in maintaining stable employment as well as fulfilling their social and financial obligations, and people with this disorder often lead exploitative, unlawful, or parasitic lifestyles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dependent personality disorder is a mental condition in which people depend too much on others to meet their emotional and physical needs. (medlineplus.gov)
  • People with this disorder DO NOT trust their own ability to make decisions. (medlineplus.gov)
  • People with this disorder appear indifferent to the praise or criticism of others and often seem cold or aloof. (medscape.com)
  • And many people with the disorder have troubled relationships with their counselors and doctors. (northshore.org)
  • Unfortunately, many people don't seek treatment for mental health problems. (northshore.org)
  • People with this disorder often have other mental health problems such as depression, eating disorders, or substance abuse. (northshore.org)
  • Hoarding, orderliness, and a need for symmetry and organization are often seen in people with either disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • BPD is about five times more common among people who have a first-degree relative with the disorder. (nami.org)
  • At first, people with these disorders usually don't seek treatment on their own. (stlukes-stl.com)
  • Dependent personality disorder causes people to rely too much on others to meet their physical and emotional needs. (healthline.com)
  • People with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder are overly focused on maintaining order and control. (healthline.com)
  • People with this personality disorder often feel suspicious about the motives of others or fear that others intend to harm them. (healthline.com)
  • People with this disorder are often watching to see what others think of them and evaluating how well they are doing. (merckmanuals.com)
  • portrayal
  • This report will examine how various societal factors occurring during World War II and its aftermath influenced the portrayal of these disordered females and how these depictions, in turn, reflected and influenced American culture at the time. (albany.edu)
  • Minnesota Multiphas
  • Well-known personality tests include the Rorschach test, in which an individual is asked to look at ink blots and tell what they bring to mind the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, which uses a true-false questionnaire to delineate normal personality types from variants and the Thematic Apperception Test, which employs cards featuring provocative but ambiguous scenes, asking the viewer their meaning. (infoplease.com)
  • genes
  • Molecular genetic studies aimed at identifying specific genes have been applied, to a limited extent, to personality. (els.net)
  • Candidate gene association studies indicate significant relationships between personality disorders and genes related to neurotransmitter pathways, especially in the dopaminergic or serotonergic systems. (els.net)
  • Researchers offering biological approaches to personality have focused on the action of specific genes and neurotransmitters as determinants. (infoplease.com)
  • sufferer
  • Because this grandiose perception actually stems from extreme low self esteem, this is a disorder that is extremely isolating to the sufferer. (angelfire.com)