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A review on personality disorders; narcissistic and cluster C

(2016) A review on personality disorders; narcissistic and cluster C. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences.


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This article reviews four types of personality disorders. Narcissistic, avoidant, dependent, obsessive compulsive personality disorders. Here is a brief introduction to these four personality disorders: The avoidant personality disorder is defined by a constant feeling of inadequacy. Patients with this disorder are hepersensitive to negative situations and they fear of being criticized of rejected. Thus, they avoid social and cultural interactions. They have limited themselves into a small line of close friends. The narcissistic personality disorder can cause great difficulties in interpersonal relationships, especially marriage. This is because narcissists are always self-righteousness and the world should revolve around them. Narcissistic people are not able to love others. They do not understand love (they constantly ridicule others and humiliate their subordinates). However, they take advantage of concept of love in order to deceive and trap others but it is all theatrics and role-playing. People with dependent personality disorder typically rely on others for their needs. They expect that others accept responsibility for most important issues in life. They lack self-confidence. They feel intense dissatisfaction whenever they feel lonely, even for a short time. Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder is presented by discipline-oriented perfectionism and psychological control. The individuals with this disorder try to be in control of everything through careful attention to norms, details, lists and programs. They are extremely careful, repeat every task for several times, and pay special attention to details and frequently resolve probable mistakes. They do not pay attention to the fact that other people feel upset in case of delays and discomfort that arises from their excessive behavior.

Item Type: Article
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Keywords: antidepressant agent; atenolol; beta adrenergic receptor blocking agent; dopamine 1 receptor blocking agent; serotonin antagonist, anxiety disorder; Article; avoidant personality disorder; behavior therapy; borderline state; compulsive personality disorder; dependent personality disorder; depression; diagnostic test; DSM-IV-TR; grandiosity; human; narcissism; personal experience; personality disorder; psychopharmacotherapy; psychotherapy; social phobia; thought disorder
Subjects: WM Psychiatry > WM 140-197 Mental Disorders. Behavioral Symptoms
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Student Research Committee
Depositing User: هدی فهیم پور

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