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  1. Characteristics of all Personality Disorders
  2. Nursing actions for Narcissistic
  3. Cluster A Schizotypal-Affect
  4. Personality Disorders
  5. Cluster C Dependent-Cognitive
  1. a Should not be diagnosed before 18 yrs of age, patterns become inflexible, persistent, exaggerated and maladaptive. (Extremes)
  2. b remain neutral, avoid power struggles or becoming defensive, convey unassuming self confidence, most Narcissistic pts. don't seek help
  3. c inappropriate or constricted, almost dellusional, social anxiety
  4. d lack of self confidence, unable to make decisions, dichotomous thinking (black or white)
  5. e 1)inflexible, maladaptive response to stress
    2)disability in working and loving
    3)ability to evoke conflict in nurses, family & friends
    4)capacity to have an intense effect on others (often undesirable results)

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  1. Intense, anxious, labile, chronic feelings of emptiness
  2. lack of empathy, avoid feelings of blame, fear humiliation
  3. history of intense unstable and manipulative relationships, seek love but fear abuse, stress related, paranoid ideation
  4. need for control, omnipotent (all powerful) and omniscient (all knowing)
  5. dependence, submission, avoid independence (often seen in older women)

5 True/False questions

  1. Cluster B Histrionic-Cognitiveconstrantly seek praise, approval and assurance, role of victim, flights of romantic fantasy


  2. Nursing actions for Histrionicreduce effects of manipulation, set clear & realistic limits, have a written plan, consistency, clear boundaries, be objective (be aware that they can instill guilt when not getting what they want)


  3. Nursing actions for Schizoidrespect need for social isolation, be aware of pts. suspiciousness, calm their anxiety, remeber they are unhappy at lack of relationships


  4. CharacterH-never too hungry
    A-never too angry
    L-never too lonely
    T-never to tired


  5. Nursing care for Avoidantset limits, identify current stressors, model assertiveness, avoid counter-transference, try not to make pt feel punished, teach new skills and problem solving.


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