Psyco 101

Psyco 101: Personality Disorders

Assalamualaikum, I hope you are doing well, happy and be positives in all the things that you do. Just a gentle reminder, you are strong regardless of how people judges you. You are strong in your own ways.

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Today, Im gonna be sharing about one of the psycology disorders and today’s topic is about PERSONALITY. Have you seen people with different personality? Or have you seen people with lots of personalities in his/herself? Are you curious about your own personality? Are you thinks that your personality is somehow abnormal?

WHAT IS PERSONALITY DISORDER?

a deeply ingrained and maladaptive pattern of behavior of a specified kind, typically manifest by the time one reaches adolescence and causing long-term difficulties in personal relationships or in functioning in society

Basically, personality disorders are the condition in which an individuals differs significantly from others in terms of behaviour, perspectives, and feeling. Individual with personality disorder will acts in abnormal and unhealthy ways due to their abnormal thinking and perspectives. Usually, when you see individual with personality disorders, you will first noticed their behaviour. They will behave in abnormal manners in most places, and situations.

HOW TO DO SYMPTOMS CHECKLIST?

You can check the symptoms of abnormalities in personality according to the picture below. Those symptoms have been extracted  from DSM V. What is DSM? DSM is the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders that have been used by healthcare profesionals in the United States and some of the country in worldwide. In some countries, psychologyst and psychiatrists are using both DSM V and ICD 10. But mainly focused on DSM V. DSM V is the latest versions and an updated version of DSM IV.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM–5)

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM–5) is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses, treatment, and research.

Below are the 14 types of personality disorders and their symptoms. You can do your own checklists or you can share this post to your friends.

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