Personality disorders are a persistent pattern of behaviors that deviate from what is expected in a particular culture in which the individual inserts.
Personality disorders usually begin in adulthood and the most common are:
The narcissistic personality disorder is characterized by a great need for admiration, feeling great about yourself, arrogance, a need for constant recognition, desire unlimited success, power, intelligence, beauty or ideal love.
The narcissists have the belief that they are special, unique and superior to other people, they feel they should be admired and treated special by the other, take advantage of others to achieve their own goals, have lack of empathy and do not understand the feelings and needs of other people and often feel envy or believe themselves to be the target of envy of others. Learn how to live with a narcissist.
The borderline personality disorder is found in people who exhibit instability in interpersonal relationships and is characterized by constant feelings of emptiness, sudden changes of mood and marked impulsivity. Take the test and find out if you suffer of the syndrome of borderline.
These people usually make a great effort in order to avoid the abandonment, have a pattern of relationships are unstable and intense, characterized by alternating between extremes of idealization and devaluation, have a disturbance in the identity and behaviors of impulsivity. In addition, in some cases, these people have behaviors of self-mutilation and threats of suicide.
The antisocial personality disorder can arise very early, while still a child, and is characterised by attitudes of disrespect and violation of the rights of other people, dangerous behaviour and criminals, and the inability to adapt to social norms.
These people have a great ability to deceive, lie, use fake names or deceive other people for personal gain or pleasure. They are impulsive and aggressive and often resort to physical aggression and disrespect by the other, without remorse and showing themselves indifferent to having hurt or mistreated someone. Learn how to identify a person antisocial.
This personality disorder is characterized by a marked inhibition in the social environment, with feelings of inadequacy and sensitivity to negative evaluation by other people.
These people avoid to perform activities interpersonal, due to the fear of criticism and rejection or disapproval, are afraid to engage in intimate relationships or to meet new people and feel inferior compared to the other. Furthermore, they are also very afraid to take personal risks and engage in new activities. Learn how is made the treatment of this disorder.
The personality disorder obsessive-compulsive is marked by an excessive preoccupation with organization, perfectionism, control, and mental and interpersonal inflexibility, excessive preoccupation with details, rules, order, organization or schedules. Learn to recognize if you suffer from this disorder.
These people are excessively devoted to work and productivity, having neglected the leisure activities. In addition, show a high inability to dispose of objects useless, do not like to delegate tasks or to work in a group, to not be that other people submit to their rules and are extremely contained in the personal expenses, and with other people.
The personality disorder paranoide is characterized by extreme distrust and suspicion in relation to the other, in which their intentions are interpreted as evil by the paranoide.
A person with a personality disorder paranoide does not trust and suspicion of other people and often feels she is being exploited, abused or fooled, it questions constantly the loyalty of friends and colleagues, do not trust in others and feels that their intentions have a character humiliating or threatening.
Additionally, hold grudges, does not forgive with ease and receive usually the attitudes of the other attacks, reacting impulsively with anger and counter-attack. Learn more about the personality disorder paranoide.
People who suffer from personality disorder, esquizoide have a tendency to distance himself from other people and avoid social relations or intimate relationships, such as being part of a family, for example.
In addition, they prefer to do activities alone, avoid intimate contact with your partner, do not have close friends, show themselves to be indifferent to praise or criticism and is emotionally cold and distant.
This disorder is characterized by an inability to establish intimate relationships and distrust and lack of affection towards other people.
People with personality disorder esquizotipica have an eccentric behavior, beliefs bizarre, that are not in accordance with the cultural norms in which the person is inserted, and thinking and speech, bizarre. Learn how is made the treatment of this personality disorder.
The personality disorder histrionic is characterized by excessive emotionality and seeking attention. The person who suffers from this disorder feels uncomfortable when not the center of attention and the interaction with others is often a inappropriate behavior, sexually provocative and with fast changes in the expression of emotions.
Generally, uses physical appearance to draw attention to and uses a speech excessively impressionistic and emotional expressions exaggerated. However, these people are easily influenced by others or by the circumstances and consider the relationships with people are more intimate than they actually are. Learn more about the personality disorder histrionic.
The dependent personality disorder is characterized by excessive need to be taken care of, leading to a behavior that is submissive and the fear of separation, difficulty making decisions without the help of other people, need others to assume responsibility for major areas of your life and it is difficult to disagree with the other, with the fear of losing support or approval.
In addition, these people feel difficulty initiating projects or doing things on their own, for lack of self-confidence, energy or motivation. Have still a extreme need to receive love and support and feel discomfort or helplessness when they are alone and, therefore, seek urgently a new relationship as a source of affection and support, when the current one ends.