Abnormal Psychology

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Antisocial Personality Disorder: Symptoms, Causes And Treatments

Antisocial Personality Disorder

What is antisocial personality disorder? An antisocial personality disorder is a disorder that characterized by an impairment in the ability to form positive relationships with other people. People with antisocial personality disorder (APD) tend to break basic social norms and values. Violent offenses may involve assault, murder, and rape. People with antisocial personality disorder do …

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Schizotypal Personality Disorder: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatment

Schizotypal Personality Disorder

What is schizotypal personality disorder? Schizotypal personality disorder is a psychological problem that is characterized by difficulty in maintaining close relationship. Such difficulty in establishing close relationships is due to thoughts distortions. Because people with schizotypal personality disorder have eccentric way of thinking and daily behaviors. People with a schizotypal personality disorder often have an …

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Avoidant Personality Disorder: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatment

Avoidant Personality Disorder

What is avoidant personality disorder? Avoidant personality disorder is a type of psychological disorder that is characterized by extreme anxious about being criticized by other people. Thus, people with avoidant personality avoid social interaction. If interact with others, they are extremely nervous, and sensitive to negative comments. During a conversation, they put extra care into …

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

What does posttraumatic stress disorder mean? Posttraumatic stress disorder or PTSD is a disorder among people who experienced stressful event or situation in their lives. Such experiences may involve car accident, terrorist attack, or another terrifying situation. Although almost all people may recover from those traumatic events, some aren’t. Those who still experience difficulties in …

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Misophonia: The Reason Why Noisy Eating Makes You Feel Irritated

Misophonia

What is misophonia?  Do you feel angry when you hear someone clicking keyboard, breathing nasal, water bottle squeezing, or dog’s barking? Actually, you’re not alone. There are some people like you who feel the same. However, such feeling of irritation is due to a condition called misophonia. What is misophonia? Misophonia is a mental disorder that …

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