Posted on Apr 15, 2006 | Comments 0
Personality disorders are of many types, and to understand each diagnosis you must have an explanation as well as a basic understanding of each personality disorder. Most times personality disorders patients have a serious look on their face at all times.
The majority of homicides reported are results from individuals with personality disorders like Antisocial Personality Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Histrionic Personality Disorder, OCD, Psychopathic, Sociopath, Schizophrenia, and other related disorders.
Borderline Personality Disorder
Starting with dangerous personality disorder Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), the symptoms of Borderline personality disorder includes, mood swings that are often unpredictable, impulsive behaviors, promiscuous behaviors, manipulative, terrified of abandonment, self-destructive, sometimes violent, and so forth.
It is possible to treat the individuals with Borderline personality disorder. However, it can be dangerous to live with individuals with borderline personality disorder. Borderline Personalities often cut themselves to seek attention, and often threaten suicide.
They offer a love/hate relationship, and often seek similar characteristics in other individuals. Other symptoms include illicit behaviors, short-term psychotic breaks, demanding, denial, depression, and so forth.
Borderline Personality Disorder is linked to emotional breakdowns within families, incest, drug addiction, alcoholism, and so forth, but not always.
Antisocial Personality Disorder
Another personality disorder is Antisocial Personality Disorder. The Antisocial personality disorder symptoms relate to many other personality disorders, yet separated since it has its own characters.
Antisocial personality disorder types often ignore others, and ignore laws set for the communities. Antisocial personality types are often conniving, manipulative, and may force others into sharing bad behaviors.
Often these types of individuals are late for appointments, work, and rarely feel regretted for their actions and behaviors. They enjoy cheating when the opportune presents it, as well as charming others into believing their way of thinking.
Antisocial behaviors may include impulsive behaviors, rage, avoidance, and so onwards. Often antisocial behaviors start at a youthful age and progress into adulthood.
If you notice someone is a compulsive liar, brings harms to animals and/or people, destroys other peoples property, ignores others, starts fires, steals, then you better find some help now.
Psychopathic tendencies, traits and personalities are similar to these particular diagnoses; therefore, you can see how hazardous this antisocial personality disorder is to others and to the patient.
Antisocial Personality Disorders are often linked to abuse, crime, sexual deviations, alcoholism, drugs, and so forth. Antisocial personality disorder is found to be hereditary. It may be linked to emotional drawbacks and parental guidance.
This is not true in all cases, since there are more children today with antisocial behaviors, which is current labeled under Conduct Control Disorder, and there are many parents fighting to save their childâ€™s life.
Most often the Antisocial Personalities are said to suffer a history of brain injury, and may be hereditary to family that suffers Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It is important that as soon as you notice any signs or behaviors that pose a risk to others the individuals should seek treatment.
Histrionic Personality Disorder
Histrionic Personality Disorder symptoms often include narcissism, and anger, vanity, flirty, seductive, and so forth. Histrionic types often act, since they will play the role of a victim in most circumstances.
Except that the symptoms may not be extreme, the Histrionic personality types may have other diagnoses. There have been cases reported of histrionic personality disorders becoming extremely violent, to the point of murder.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive compulsive disorders are known by their symptoms, which include perfectionists, inability to complete most tasks, ignoring the rules and regulations, views people as objects, controlling with one type of person such as lesser authority figures, and acts out self-control around authority figures to shield their identity, and so onwards.
Obsessive Compulsive disorder personality type is common, and these types of personality attack most Domestic Violence victims. This is not always true, since other personality types are also violent.
Due to their inability to flex, often the Obsessive Compulsive types (OCD) have difficulty finishing tasks, and are often out to alienate anyone around them. Often these types are also very stingy and ignore others emotions and feelings.
In fact, OCD patients may ill-treat anyone around them that shows emotions. It is important to know these symptoms of the various types of personality disorders, not only to protect your self, but also to get help for those that are suffering.
It is not wise to try to treat these types of personality disorders on your own if you do not have expertise.
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