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Independent personality disorder

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
Child Psychiatry 44 years experience
Longstanding traits: Personality disorders are characterized by longstanding behaviors that lead to impairments because of a person's interactional style and temperament. ... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
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
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
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
Psychiatry 34 years experience
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
Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology 15 years experience
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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Borderline: Personality disorders are enduring, inflexible patterns of inner experience & behavior causing significant distress in relationships, work, & other ... Read More
Dr. Charles Barnhart
49 years experience
A quick answer: Google the following: "borderline personality disorder" and dsm. You'll find all the criteria psychiatrist use to make that diagnosis. You'll also get... Read More
Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology 15 years experience
Borderline: Intense fear of abandonment, being manipulative, impulsivity, a tendency to think of people and things in all good or all bad terms, self mutilating b... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
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
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Personality DO: Depends on the personality disorder type. In general, personality do symptoms are chronic enduring maladaptive behavioral patterns that cause distress... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Therapy is key: Long-term psychotherapy is key to treatment of personality disorder though meds may have a role to play for certain symptoms. Mindfulness training can... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 29 years experience
See a Dr: A psychiatric evaluation would clarify this diagnosis and also help you develop a treatment plan if needed. See a psychiatrist. Good luck.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Personality DO: Work with psychotherapist experienced in treating personality disorders, especially dialectical behavior therapy.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
It is hard: Personality disorders are difficult to live with and hard to treat. Usually if u have a personality disorder u do not realize that u have a problem, p... Read More
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