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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
Longstanding traits: Personality disorders are characterized by longstanding behaviors that lead to impairments because of a person's interactional style and temperament. ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Personality Disorder: Is inflexible pattern of perceiving, interpreting & communicating with others that results in distress or interferes with one's daily functioning.
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
The way you are: A Personality Disorder develops over time over time. It leads to difficulties from dysfunctiona l interactional styles and temperament. There are seve ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
33 years experience Psychiatry
Multifactorial: Frontal, temporal, and parietal lobe abnormalities may be seen possibly due to perinatal injury, encephalitis, trauma, or genetics. May also see dim ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Borderline: There is no easy answer to this. Personality disorders, as well as the human condition in general are shaped by genetic factors in combination with en ... Read More
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Dr. Nancy Liebler
29 years experience Critical Care
There are many.: There are many types of personality disorders. The important thing to remember is that traits are only considered to be a disorder if they are inflex ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Personality disorder: Think of characteristics of a person that are "hard-wired" into that person, often incredibly resistant to any kind of therapy, other than intensive, ... Read More
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Dr. David Barnum
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Therapy: Seek out individual and/or group therapy with a licensed therapist who has experience and training in this area. Work hard and good luck!
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Borderline: Personality disorders are enduring, inflexible patterns of inner experience & behavior causing significant distress in relationships, work, & other ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
People who have no: Conscience, break the law with no concern for others, con men have antisocial personality disorder. It is very hard to treat since they believe their ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Personality Disorder: I don't consider it to be an illness. Everyone has a personality. All of us have unique personalities. An individual with a personality disorder has ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Cellular structures: X-ray is ionizing radiation. That is, it is capable of delivering sufficient energy to the body tissues to form free radical ions that can damage cell ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Personality DO: Depends on the personality disorder type. In general, personality do symptoms are chronic enduring maladaptive behavioral patterns that cause distress ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Kondilis
9 years experience Clinical Psychology
Therapy: Therapy can help with a personality disorder. You can learn skills that help you overcome the parts of your personality d/o that gets in the way or ma ... Read More
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