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Personality disorders, life experiences

1. identify some of the different personality disorders. how these personality disorders would impact an individual's social and occupational roles in society. examine how different life experiences may have influenced the development of the disorders.

2. identify a personal characteristic trait. a list of six questions to be used to assess this characteristic trait. examine the validity of each question.

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1. Identify some of the different personality disorders.
Personality disorders include long standing patterns of mal adaptive behaviors. Personality disorders include: Antisocial personality disorder, Avoidant personality disorder, Borderline personality disorder, Dependent personality disorder, Histrionic personality disorder, Narcissistic personality disorder, Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, Paranoid personality disorder, Schizoid personality disorder and Schizotypal personality disorder. Personality disorders are diagnosed by psychological evaluation including structured and unstructured interviews, projective tests and self assessment surveys given to clients who may present personality disorders.
How these personality disorders would impact an individual's social and occupational roles in society.
These disorders may lead to severe interpersonal relationship issues, failures at work or in studies as ...

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Life experiences, personality disorders and how life experiences impact their development

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