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Personality Dis

Personality Disorder

Totality of a person's unique biopsychosocial characteristics that consistently influences his or her inner experience and behavior across the lifespan. Personality
collection of personality traits that have become fixed and rigid to the point that the person experiences inner distress and behavioral dysfunction. Personality disorder
What medications are used to treat personality disorders? PD can not be treated with medications
After what age is 50% of a person's personality determined? 3
On what axis do personality disorders reside? Axis II
people who display odd or eccentric behaviors such as social isolation and detachment often experience severe illness effects and are generally resistant to treatment reside in what cluster? Cluster A
Suspicious, quick to take offense, use of projection, having few friends, bearing grudges, are characterstic of which disorder? Paranoid personality disorder
True or False: A nurse treating a person with paranoid personality disorder should be empathetic and friendly. FALSE: to establish trust with these patients, follow rules make sure information is correct that you are giving them and be serious and to the point. Do not try to be empathetic or friendly.
Indifference to social relationships, humorless, cold, few pleasures, insensitivness, life long loners and those who have rich and extensive fantasy life (not delusional) are characteristics of which PD? Schizoid personality disorder
What is the major differnce between Schizoid PD and schizotypal PD? in Schizoid PD the person is indifferent to personal relationships were Schizotypal PD find extreme discomfort and intolerance for them
Which PD is associated most with ideas of reference or delusions of reference? Schizotypal PD
what is the main difference between schizotyal PD and schizophrenia? Schizotypal lacks hallucinations and delusions that may cause harm to self or others and have no suicidal ideations
This cluster of PD have problems with impulse control, and are dramatic, emotional, or erratic. Insight into issues is limited and they feel they are entitled and they are manipulative. Cluster B
Persons that are very manipulative, aggressive, irresponsible, and who fight/steal/abuse animals, spouses, children, are not remorseful unless about being caught, and usually come from abuse families. Antisocial Personality Disorder
"dog eat dog world" is the view point of which PD patient? Antisocial personality disorder
Which PD is most commonly found in a judicial setting? Antisocial Personality disorder
what is splitting and which PD is it most commonly associated with? splitting is when the person likes everything about a person, place, or thing or hates everything about a person, place thing, there is no medium. This is associated with borderline personality disorder
Which PD is associated wtih a dependence on people such as therapist for all their psychological needs, are attention seeking, lack insight,often use self-mutilation to cope, and have chronic dysphoria which they are mostly sad. borderline personality disorder
What is the most important nursing intervention related to someone who suffers from Borderline PD? SAFETY due to high suicide risk
TRUE or FALSE: it is important to attend to the needs of a person suffering from borderline PD at all times. FALSE: the nurse should not respond to every beck and call of a person with PD because it reinforces their dependency.
"what would be the worst thing that could happen" decatastrophizing a borderline PD patient
Alex sees a woman she met one time at school function in walmart and drops her bags, runs twoard her and hugs her exclaiming loudly with a huge smile on her face "omg i haven't seen you in forever! how are you doing!?" Histronic PD-attention seeking theatrical behavior, seductive, flirty, immature, speech superficial and lacks detail; over-reactive and loud.
Self-centered, inability to empathize, "one ups everyone around them", exaggerates accomplishments, fragile self-esteem, use other people to get what they want, expect special treatment, arrogant, and preoccupied with fantasies of pwer, brilliance, etc. Narcissistic personality disorder
Fearful and anxious-show rigid patterns of social shyness, hypersensitivity, need for orderliness, and relationship dependency Cluster C
Those who have social discomfort, often have social phobia, longs for relationships, and reoccupied with their own short comings Avoidant personality disorder
What is thie main difference between dependent personalty disorder and borderline PD in regards to "neediness"? borederline is needy for psychological needs more than physical needs
"any relationship is better than none" is a thought held by people with which PD? dependent personality disorder
Those who can't handle negative feedback, perfectionsim, difficult expressing affection, preoccupied with efficiency and productivity, stuborn, rule followers, but have low self-esteem Obsessive-Compulsive Personality disorder
Which PD patient may hoard worthless objects? Obessive-compulsive personality disorder
What is the common age group for people with Personality disorders? onset is usually around 20-30 years but tends to diminish in 40s and 50s.
Which disorders are Cluster A disorders? Schizoid, Schizotypal, and paranoid PD
Which disorders are Cluster B disorders? Histronic, Narcissistic, Antisocial, and Borderline PD
Which disorders are Cluster C disorders? Avoidant, Dependent, and Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder
Created by: SouthernBelle