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Rating of personality disorder features in popular movie characters | BMC Psychiatry | Full Text

Rating of personality disorder features in popular movie characters | BMC Psychiatry | Full Text

  Morten Hesse, Sanna Schliewe and Rasmus R Thomsen BMC Psychiatry20055:45 https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-244X-5-45 ©  Hesse et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2005 Received: 21 June 2005 Accepted: 08 December 2005 Published: 08 December 2005 Abstract Background Tools for training professionals in rating personality disorders are few. We present one such tool: rating of fictional persons. However, before ratings of fictional persons can be useful, we need to know whether raters get the same results, when rating fictional characters. Method Psychology students at the University of Copenhagen (N = 8) rated four different…

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Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) — Out of the FOG

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) — Out of the FOG

Personality Disorders Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Introduction Borderline Personality Disorder is a serious condition which is estimated to affect between 1-3% of the general population. Yet, despite being so prevalent, BPD is not commonly known about or understood. People who live in a relationship with a person who suffers from borderline personality disorder often know that something is terribly wrong with the behavior of their family member or loved-one but often do not know what to do about it, or…

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DSM-5 The Ten Personality Disorders: Cluster C

DSM-5 The Ten Personality Disorders: Cluster C

DSM-5 The Ten Personality Disorders: Cluster C Simone Hoermann, Ph.D., Corinne E. Zupanick, Psy.D. & Mark Dombeck, Ph.D. Cluster C is called the anxious, fearful cluster.  It includes the Avoidant, Dependent, and Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorders.  These three personality disorders share a high level of anxiety. The Avoidant Personality Disorder* is characterized by a pervasive pattern of social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and a hypersensitivity to negative evaluation. People with this disorder are intensely afraid that others will ridicule them, reject…

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What is Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

What is Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

    Narcissism is a spectrum disorder. We all have a degree of narcissism and that’s healthy, but the fur- ther up the spectrum we go the more problems are encountered. And at the top end is full-blown Narcissistic Personality Disorder or NPD which includes: a significant degree of empathy impairment a grandiosity – hidden or otherwise, being preoccupied with fantasies about success, power and beauty having a sense of entitlement and behaving in an arrogant or haughty manner exploitation…

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Borderline Personality Disorder: The Power of Recovery | Psychology Today

Borderline Personality Disorder: The Power of Recovery | Psychology Today

Borderline Personality Disorder: The Power of Recovery Those of us with BPD really do get better.  posted Sep 15, 2013 This post is in response to If BPD is Biologically Based, What Then? by Margalis Fjelstad Source: I found some of the assumptions that Dr. Fjelstad makes about people who have been diagnosed with BPD — and I take exception to the use of the term “Borderline” to describe us because the diagnosis is not our identity — outrageous and…

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Compulsive Lying and Borderline Personality Disorder – Borderline Personality Treatment | Borderline Personality Treatment

Compulsive Lying and Borderline Personality Disorder – Borderline Personality Treatment | Borderline Personality Treatment

                      by Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment in Related Conditions, BPD Symptoms People with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) often have trouble relating to other people, causing instability in their interpersonal relationships. If you have BPD, you may feel as though you need to secure extra assurance from others to help you maintain your relationships, which can result in the impulse to lie. Compulsive lying, or mythomania, can be common in people…

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Bulimia: Providers | UF Health, University of Florida Health

Bulimia: Providers | UF Health, University of Florida Health

View Navigation UF Health, University of Florida Health Search Our Site Bulimia: Providers Request an Appointment Primary tabs Overview Approach to Care Locations Providers(active tab) Research Studies Genevieve Camp, MA, ATR, LMHC Clinical Interests: Anorexia nervosa, Binge eating disorder, Bulimia, Depression, Generalized anxiety disorder, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Traumatic events, Eating disorders – resources Frances Cordero, Clinical Interests: Anorexia nervosa, Binge eating disorder, Breastfeeding, Bulimia, Celiac disease – sprue, Celiac disease – nutritional considerations, Diabetes, Eating disorders – resources, Heart disease and…

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PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PERSONALITY DISORDERED

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PERSONALITY DISORDERED

      Edited hy Charles  G. Costello   A  Wilcy-lntcrscicncc Puhlication John Wiley  &  Sons. Inc. New York      •    Chichester        •     Brisbane       •     Toronto      •     Singarorc   CHAPTER 6 Narcissism   PAUL WINK The second half of this century  has witnessed an unprecedented  interest in narcissism. From its obscure origins, the legend of Narcissus has be­ come the myth for our times. Although the reasons for the recent rise in popularity of narcissism are complex and overdetermined, two develop­…

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Is There an Epidemic of Narcissism Today? | Psychology Today

Is There an Epidemic of Narcissism Today? | Psychology Today

  With a new book called The Narcissism Epidemic, the first and most obvious question is, “How do you know there’s an epidemic?” The evidence comes in two forms: Changes among individuals, and changes in the culture. Josh Foster (of the University of South Alabama) and I are releasing a study today showing that narcissistic traits are increasing even faster than we previously thought. From 2002 to 2007, college students’ scores on the Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI) rose twice as…

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Pro-Ana Subcultures and Sociology

Pro-Ana Subcultures and Sociology

Pro-ana Background and History Documented accounts of “disordered eating” patterns date back as far as the Middle Ages, when religious and spiritual groups began practicing fasting as a part of their ceremonies and rituals (Bynum 1985). However, around the time of the European colonization of the Americas, voluntary starvation began to evolve from purely a religious ritual to a means of satisfying the social construct of an ideal physique (Vandereycken and van Deth 1994). Psychologists and Sociologists alike have long…

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