Dr. Mascolo Personality, Childhood Disorders
... Not always a delay.
Focus on function, rather than topography of the behavior.
Verbal Skills/Insight – weak; Candor -- strong
Dx – consequences of a false positive -- but also -- a false negative
“Sensitivity” it may be subtle, but the clinician makes the diagnosis
“Specificity”– it may seem ...
Section 9: Personality Disorders
... Personality Disorders
• Inflexible traits that disrupt social life
• Appear by late adolescence
• Can’t be distinguished from personality like other
mental disorders – is their personality
Schizoid Personality Disorder
... How is it treated?
Psychotherapy can help you see yourself more clearly. It helps you recognize the effects of your behavior on others. This can help you
change behaviors that get in the way of living a satisfying life.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way to help you identify and change thou ...
Personality Disorders - Wiki-cik
... seem peculiar, but not disturbed
May experience unusual perceptions or
illusions (“feeling the presence” of a deceased
Common among those who believe they have
a ‘sixth sense’ or can tell the future
Vague or generally abstract speech, unkempt
appearance, little emotion registered in f ...
Interrater and Test-Retest Reliability
... Schizoid Personality Disorder - does not desire or enjoy
social relationships and usually has no close friends. Is
aloof and has no warm, tender feelings for other people.
Schizotypal Personality Disorder - have the interpersonal
difficulties of the schizoid personality and excessive social
... thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of a
person. It can prevent them from leading a
PARANOID PERSONALITY DISORDER
... Rigid ways of relating to others
Excessive concern with order, rules, schedules and lists
Perfectionism, often so pronounced that you can't complete tasks
because your standards are impossible to meet
Inability to throw out even broken, worthless objects
Inability to share responsibility w ...
... Think of: The core construction of a person’s world
Experiences and Behaviors remarkably outside the norm
Causes significant distress or impairment
Starts in adolescence/early adulthood
Pervasive across settings
Not GMC or Substance
... 1. Paranoid Personality Disorder: PPD
Suspiciousness of others is hallmark of personality.
... because because he knew he wouldn’t get in
even though his marks were consistently
higher than yours and is now working at
... The medical model
What is abnormal behavior?
-Causing personal distress
Chapter 13 Notes (Part 2)
... o ___________________________________ Personality Disorder: person is unable to
make choices and decisions independently and cannot tolerate being alone
Underlying fear they will be rejected or abandoned by the important people in
o _____________________________ Personality Disorder: p ...
Module 49 - DID and Personality disorders
... increased in the late 20th century. Also DID has
not been found in other countries.
1. Role-playing by people open to
2. Learned response that reinforces
reductions in anxiety.
... A pervasive pattern of detachment from social relationship and a restricted range of
expression of emotions in interpersonal settings manifested by 4 or more of the
(a) Neither desires nor enjoys close relationships
(b) Almost always chooses solitary activities
(c) Having little, if any, ...
... Ambivalence is defined as a lack of certainty over the source of
reinforcement in one’s life.
Ambivalent individuals = conflicted over whether they should follow what
others want them to do or follow their own needs and wishes.
“Anxious – fearful” cluster with anxiety & tension prominent sympt ...
... Difficulty making friends
A need for instant gratification
Poor impulse control
Alcohol or substance abuse
Running head: PSYCHOSOCIAL PERSPECTIVE Mental Illness and
... Belle is a Disney character who suffers from schizoid personality disorder. Prior
to meeting her abductor, Belle lived in a village where she would often isolate herself and
did not have many social relationships. Although, the movie portrays her to be a strong
willed, smart and independent women, s ...
Cluster B Personality Disorders
... E. Recurrent suicidal behavior or self mutilating behavior
F. Affective instability
G. Chronic feelings of emptiness
H. Inappropriate, intense anger
I. Transient, stress-related paranoid ideation or severe
Object Relations Theory
Mental and Emotional Illness
... Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
• Withdrawal or depression after a distressing
experience such as physical abuse, natural
disaster, accident, or witnessing violence.
Schizoid personality disorder
Schizoid personality disorder (SPD) is a personality disorder characterized by a lack of interest in social relationships, a tendency towards a solitary lifestyle, secretiveness, emotional coldness, and apathy. Affected individuals may simultaneously demonstrate a rich, elaborate and exclusively internal fantasy world.SPD is not the same as schizophrenia or Antisocial personality disorder. Some psychologists argue that the definition of SPD is flawed due to cultural bias.