Narcissistic
Personality

The Narcissistic Personality Disorder

What is a narcissistic personality disorder?   The narcissistic personality disorder is a personality disorder that is characterized by a lack of empathy with others. Individuals who have this disorder have a grandiose perception about themselves, seek admiration from others but have shallow feelings towards other people. Individuals with this condition often considered as arrogant. This is because they tend…

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Psychopaths
Personality

This Type Of Music Identifies Psychopaths

How to identify psychopaths using music? Psychopathy is a personality disorder that is characterized by a lack of empathy and remorse. People who have this disorder consistently show antisocial behavior. Psychopaths are bold, lack of inhibition, and don’t feel responsible for their actions. These characteristics allow them to commit unlawful acts to anybody. In fact, some of them had killed…

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Personality Disorder
Abnormal Psychology

Types of Personality Disorder: The Complete List

What are the different types of personality disorder? A personality disorder is characterized by an enduring pattern of behaviors that deviate from the social norms. However, such enduring behavioral pattern impairs individual’s functioning. People with personality disorder are sometimes perceived as weird. They may find difficulty in relating to others and social situations. They have maladaptive coping skills that may…

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personality change due to another medical condition
Abnormal Psychology

Personality Change Due to Another Medical Condition

What is personality change due to another medical condition? Personality change due to another medical condition is not really a form of mental disorder that is developed across the lifespan. Rather, it is an output or effect of another medical condition. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), (published by The American Psychiatric Association), a person…

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Histrionic Personality Disorder Symptoms
Abnormal Psychology

Histrionic Personality Disorder Symptoms

What is histrionic personality disorder? A histrionic personality disorder is characterized by attention seeking behavior and emotionality. A person who has histrionic personality disorder tends to be the center of attention and would feel uncomfortable when unappreciated. People with this disorder tend to draw the attention of new acquaintances enthusiastically through flirtatiousness. But if they don’t get the attention they…

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Borderline Personality Disorder
Abnormal Psychology

How Do You Know You Have Borderline Personality Disorder

What is borderline personality disorder? Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental disorder that is characterized by instability in mood, and behavior. These characteristics often impair a person’s relationship and daily functioning. People with BPD experience anger episodes, intense anxiety, and depression that may last for hours to days. The instability is the main feature of borderline personality disorder. As…

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