A slowly progressive and degenerative central nervous system disorder
Any traumatic, toxic, inflammatory, or degenerative changes in the peripheral nerves.
These are disordered patterns of behavior characterized by relatively fixed, inflexible, and stylistic reactions to stress
Also called psychopathic or sociopathic personality
These individuals are extremely sensitive to rejection, and they fear beginning relationships but have a strong desire for affection and acceptance.
These people are extremists—the world is either black or white, something or somebody is either hated or loved, but never neutral.
These individuals fluctuate in their moods
These people surrender responsibility for their lives to others
Excessively dramatic or emotional
These individuals have an exaggerated sense of their own importance and are absorbed by fantasies of unlimited success
These people are conscientious and have high aspirations but tend to be perfectionists and cannot gain satisfaction from their achievements.
Having an extreme, irrational distrust of others, usually with delusions of persecution.
These personality types are characterized by helplessness, clinging dependency, and procrastination
These individuals are withdrawn, solitary, introverted, emotionally cold, and distant.
post-traumatic stress disorder
(PTSD) A neurotic disorder that occurs following exposure to an overwhelming environmental stress