She acts in self-destructive ways in a relationship and after being dumped she became suicidal.
d. are just different names for the same features. She has trouble with empathy but is considered a knowledgable teacher. Personality disorders are about cooperating with social customsWhy are schizophrenia researchers interested in the Cluster A personality disorders?The behavior of people diagnosed with odd eccentric personality disorders is similar to that of people with schizophreniaWhat causal factors have been linked to antisocial personality disorder?What are the major prevention strategies to reduce rates of antisocial personality disorder?What are the major biological and psychosocial treatments for borderline personality disorder?_____________ helps to explain why people behave in certain ways and ____________ and ______________ describe how they behaveDetachment from social relationships and restricted range of expression of emotionsDiscomfort with close relationships, cognitive and perceptual distortions, eccentricities of behaviorDisregard for and frequent violation of the rights of othersInstability of interpersonal relationships, self-image, emotions, and control over impulsesGrandiosity, need for admiration, and lack of empathySocial inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and hypersensitivity to negative evaluationExcessive need to be taken care of, leading to submissive and clinging behaviorKey Feature of Obsessive-Compulsive Personality DisorderPreoccupation with orderliness and perfectionism at the expense of flexibilityPeople who meet the general criteria for a personality disorder and who exhibit enough symptoms to pass the diagnostic threshold for a specific type of disorder would qualify for a diagnosisThe description of maladaptive personality traits using a set of 25 dimensional scalesA single woman who sees herself as an executive-to-be but only had just a few entry level jobs. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5) issued by the American Psychiatric Society, a person with antisocial personality disorder must be at least 18 years old and have severe problems functioning in these two specific areas:1 1. What is the difference between violence & psychopathy?- Violence is an intentional act of aggression toward someone else that is likely to injure themWhat are the characteristics of affective violence?What are the characteristics of predatory violence?What are the causes of affective vs. predatory violence?- Affective: defensive, emotional, or provoked - crime of passion or self-defenseWhat is the difference in diagnoses between affective & predatory violence?- Antisocial personality disorder (sociopathy) = affectiveWhat are the biological differences between affective & predatory murderers & controls?Certain brain regions that cause affective & predatory violence - decreased prefrontal activity for affective violence & increased activity for predatory violence (higher cognitive functioning)What is the difference between executive functioning for affective & predatory violence?Executive functioning impairments for affective but not predatoryWhat is the difference in psychophysiology between sociopaths (affective) & psychopaths (predatory)?Psychopaths do not show increased heart rate or increased skin conductance at stimulation (e.g. 75% of males in prison meet criteria for ASPD & 25% for psychopathyThey have a need for stimulation due to a chronic cortical underarousal, shown by: decreased skin conductance & resting heart rate & increased slow wave (theta) activityMisregulation - have abnormal standards (e.g.
The main difference between borderline personality disorder and antisocial personality disorder is that both exploit others but the person with borderline personality disorder does it due to an angry reaction to disappointments and the person with antisocial personality disorder does it for gain and without guilt. His family was stable and supported him regardless. She is demanding and wants to know why she is not being promoted fast enough. He attempts to present himself positively in responding to test items.
The DSM is focused largely on repeated conflict with authorities and failure to conform to social norms, while the definition of psychopathy places greater importance on emotional deficits and personality traits Why are personality disorders controversial? charm, grandiose self-worth, lying, manipulative, no guilt or empathy, parasitic lifestyle) help one get promoted, which is why the rate of psychopathy in CEOs is 4x as high as in the general population
Inflexible and maladaptive patterns of behavior that begin in early adulthood and result in either social or occupational problems or distress to the individualA personality trait that exists along a dimension, with those high on this dimension being more "reactive" to stressful events and therefore more likely, given the right circumstances, to develop a disorderA temperamental feature characterized by withdrawal from novel people, objects, or situationsJoshua is concerned that his therapist may think the worse of him if he answers truthfully on a personality test.