Abnormal Psychology Chapter 10
Terms in this set (11)
Antisocial Personality Disorder
Disorder characterized by continual violation and disregard for the rights of others through deceitful, aggressive, or antisocial behavior, typically without remorse or loyalty to anyone.
Avoidant Personality Disorder
Extreme social inhibition and introversion, hypersensitivity to criticism and rejection, limited social relationships, and low self-esteem.
Borderline Personality Disorder
Impulsivity and instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image, and moods.
Dependent Personality Disorder
Extreme dependence on others, particularly the need to be taken care of, leading to clinging and submissive behavior.
Histrionic Personality Disorder
Excessive attention seeking, emotional instability, and self-dramatization.
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Exaggerated sense of self-importance, preoccupation with being admired, and lack of empathy for the feelings of others
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
Perfectionism and excessive concern with maintaining order, control, and adherence to rules
Paranoid Personality Disorder
Pervasive suspiciousness and distrust of others.
A condition involving the features of antisocial personality disorder and such traits as lack of empathy, inflated and arrogant self-appraisal, and glib and superficial charm.
Schizoid Personality Disorder
Inability to form social relationships or express feelings, and lack of interest in doing so.
Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Disorder characterized by excessive introversion, pervasive social interpersonal deficits, cognitive and perceptual distortions, and eccentricities in communication and behavior.