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A review on the second group of personality disorders

(2016) A review on the second group of personality disorders. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences.


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When we talk about personality disorders, we mean certain maladaptive patterns of inner experience or behavior that occur constantly in different environments and vary from the culture. They also have affected the cognition of the patient. The American Psychiatric Association has published the criteria for diagnosing personality disorders. According to the DSM-V criteria, personality disorders are among other mental disorders that are varied behaviors from normal social standards. The way that affected people might experience emotions, or handle relationships and social situations are different than others. Their prevalence is very high and is comorbid with many other psychiatric disorders. Personality disorders are classified into three main subtypes and each subtype has its own characteristics. Patients with any of these personality disorders are often diagnosed with several other subtypes. This review article will generally define main characteristics of schizotypal personality disorder along with their second type and explains their specifications, diagnose and treatment is a simple and understandable matter.

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Keywords: antidepressant agent; anxiolytic agent; mood stabilizer; neuroleptic agent, antisocial personality disorder; anxiety disorder; Article; borderline state; clinical feature; cognitive therapy; depression; disease classification; drug efficacy; group therapy; histrionic personality disorder; hospitalization; human; human relation; long term care; low drug dose; metaphysics; outcome assessment; patient care; personalized medicine; psychoanalysis; psychodynamic psychotherapy; psychoeducation; psychologic assessment; psychotherapy; schizotypal personality disorder; stress management
Subjects: WM Psychiatry > WM 140-197 Mental Disorders. Behavioral Symptoms
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Student Research Committee
Depositing User: مهندس هدی فهیم پور

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