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What is Personality disorders?

What is Personality disorders?

A group of mental conditions characterized by abnormal experiences or behaviour with respect to thinking, mood, personal ...more »

  • Personality disorders: A group of psychiatric disorders that are characterised but abnormal dysfunctional personalities.

Personality disorders: Introduction

Types of Personality disorders:

Types of Personality disorders:

Broader types of Personality disorders:

What causes Personality disorders?

Causes of Personality disorders: see causes of Personality disorders

What are the symptoms of Personality disorders?

Symptoms of Personality disorders: see symptoms of Personality disorders

Can anyone else get Personality disorders?

More information: see contagiousness of Personality disorders
Inheritance: see inheritance of Personality disorders

Personality disorders: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Personality disorders.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Personality disorders.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Personality disorders: see treatments for Personality disorders
Research for Personality disorders: see research for Personality disorders

Society issues for Personality disorders


Hospitalization statistics for Personality disorders: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Personality disorders:

  • 0.24% (30,016) of hospital episodes were for neurotic, behavioural and personality disorders in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultations for neurotic, behavioural and personality disorders required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 39% of hospital episodes for neurotic, behavioural and personality disorders were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 59% of hospital episodes for neurotic, behavioural and personality disorders were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Personality disorders

Main name of condition: Personality disorders

Other names or spellings for Personality disorders:

Personality disorders: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Personality disorders:

 

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