Explore BrainMass

Personality Disorders - Counseling Psychology

What are your views on the treatment of personality disorders?

References are provided.

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com July 15, 2018, 3:54 pm ad1c9bdddf

Solution Preview

Let's take a closer look at various treatment options to help you formulate your final 200-400 word response based on the following response discussion.


1. What are your views on the treatment of personality disorders?

According to the Mayo Clinic, there are several possible treatments available for personality disorders which are reasonable and covers all spectrum of severity and personality disorder types. These include:

? Psychotherapy
? Medications
? Hospitalization (http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/personality-disorders/DS00562/DSECTION=treatments-and-drugs).

However, psychotherapy shooed be the main way to treat personality disorders by talking about their condition and related issues with a mental health provider. During psychotherapy, the patient learns about the condition and such things as mood, feelings, thoughts and behavior. Using the insights and knowledge gained in psychotherapy, they can learn healthy ways to manage the symptoms. It occurs individual sessions, in group therapy or in sessions that include family or even friends based on clients individual case. Four types of psychotherapy that are used to treat ...

Solution Summary

Discusses views on the treatment of personality disorders. References are provided.