Personality Disorders

Cope With Personality Disorders

Anxiety, Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders are categorized as Seperation Anxiety Disorder, Selective Mutism, Specific Phobia, Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia), Panic Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Before delving deep into those types, we should make sense of what an anxious moment may or may not mean. Visualize this mechanism as a basic warning measure that people use as part of our fight or…

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Schizophrenia

What is Schizophrenia?

The American Psychiatric Association defines schizophrenia in its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV (DSM-IV ) as a personality disorder with active symptoms for at least 1 month, involving delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, grossly disorganized/ bizarre behavior, and/or a lack of organized speech, activity, or feelings. Typically at least two of these sets…

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Depression

Signs of Depression

Depression is associated with many psychiatric disorders, chronic health problems, and severe dysfunction in close relationships. To observe that it goes with many other problems may appear somewhat like observing that severe distress goes with many difficult challenges in life. This type of association and comorbidity seems almost ubiquitous. But we are not arguing that it is…

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narcissistic personality disorder

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Interest in the topic of narcissism and its clinical variant, narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), has grown dramatically in recent years. Research on this topic was traditionally found in the fields of social-personality psychology (trait narcissism) and clinical psychology and psychiatry (NPD). More recently, however, work on narcissism has made its way into industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology,…

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narcissistic personality disorder

How to Avoid Persons with Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

Now that the GOP debates are over, and the debate over Donald Trump’s narcissistic behavior has ended, we can now examine that popular topic with a recent sample in front of us. I will not start with symptoms of narcissistic personality disorder since you can find every information about that in various websites (although I…

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