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The overlap between anxiety, mood & personality disorders

What is your assessment of the overlap between anxiety, mood and personality disorders? What are the key criteria that differentiate these three conditions? Provide the rationale for your response based on scientific evidence from a professional literature.

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Some research has suggested that the overlap between personality disorders, mood disorders and anxiety can be partly explained by a common factor (negative emotionality). In a recent study current diagnoses of ceratin mood disorders , personality disorders and anxiety were assessed in 563 Gulf War veterans. These veterans also completed the schedule for nonadpative and adptive personality (SNAP) to decide how these disorders relate to abnormal personality traits. Evalautions of individual diagnoses ...

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This solution evaluates the overlap betweem anxiety, mood and personality disorders. It includes the criteria that differentiate the three conditions.