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Personality Disorders Separated Into Clusters

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Why are personality disorders separated into clusters? What are the differences between Cluster A, Cluster B, and Cluster C personality disorders?

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Cluster A: Individuals with personality disorders that fall into this cluster are often characterized as odd and eccentric. This cluster includes Paranoid Personality Disorder, Schizoid Personality Disorder, and Schizotypal Personality Disorders. These individuals tend to be socially awkward and withdrawn. They also often experience a significant amount of distorted ...

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This solution provides an explanation for the different clusters of personality disorders and explains the differences between the clusters.