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Category Archives: Personality Disorders

Personality Disorders characterize with a pattern of behavior of a specific kind, many times, getting in the way of patients’ personal and professional life. The connection between personality disorders and substance abuse is strong, even though the factors that contribute to the connection are unknown. Inform yourself about the ten personality disorder and recognize the symptoms which can help you (or your loved ones) address this type of mental health conditions. Find the best treatment approach and learn the most valuable advice on mental health.

Antisocial Personality Disorder and Addiction

There is a variety of mental health disorders that occur in combination with addiction. One of those common disorders is the antisocial personality disorder. It is a psychological condition that is associated with destructive thinking, perception, and relationships with others.
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control freak (OCPD)

Living with Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder

This is the ninth article in our series on Dual Diagnosis. 
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder is a Cluster C personality disorder (in the group of anxious PD, together with avoidant and dependent personality disorders) that is characterized with a long-term pattern of […]

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Paranoid personality disorder

Dual Diagnosis – Recognizing the Signs of Paranoid Personality Disorder

This is the seventh article in our series on Dual Diagnosis. 
Paranoid Personality Disorder (PPD) characterizes a pattern of hostility, suspiciousness, and general distrust of others. People with PPD constantly fear that others want to hurt or take advantage of them. […]

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antisocial and narcissistic personality disorder

Narcissistic vs Antisocial Personality Disorder

This is the sixth article in our series on Dual Diagnosis. 
Narcissistic personality disorder, Borderline PD, Antisocial PD, and Histrionic PD are part of “Cluster B” – one of the three “clusters” among the ten personality disorders. Cluster B personality disorders are […]

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Dual Diagnosis – Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorders

This is the eighth article in our series on Dual Diagnosis. 
Schizoid personality disorder is characterized by a lack of interest and detachment from social relationships, and an atypically low need for social interactions. This personality disorder often compares to being an introvert, only […]

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borderline personality disorder

The Relationship Between Borderline Personality Disorder and Addiction

This is the fifth article in our series on Dual Diagnosis.  
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious mental illness that characterizes with the inability to regulate emotions. Therefore, the person experiences severe mood swings, a pattern of ongoing changes in […]

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