Understanding Personality Disorders

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Lecture Overview

Personality disorders are some of the most controversial psychiatric diagnoses. They are usually associated with deeply ingrained, extreme, inflexible and maladaptive patterns of relating to and perceiving both the environment and themselves. This introductory session will review the condition. How are the terms ‘personality’ and ‘personality disorder’ defined? Foundational facts for developing an understanding of the differences between those who have a diagnosable personality disorder and those who do not.
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First Published01 October 2019
Updated01 October 2019
18 September 2021
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