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Personality disorders

Personality disorders: Introduction

A group of mental conditions characterized by abnormal experiences or behaviour with respect to thinking, mood, personal relations and impulse control. People with personality disorders have a long-term history of behaviors and experiences that don't conform to the expectations of their culture or society. The behaviour of sufferers can cause them stress or reduced ability with respect to their personal, social and working life. Examples of personality disorders include avoidant personality disorder and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder. ...more »

Symptoms of Personality disorders

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Personality disorders?

Personality disorders: Related Patient Stories

Personality disorders: Deaths

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Types of Personality disorders

Causes of Personality disorders

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Disease Topics Related To Personality disorders

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Personality disorders: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Personality disorders

Rare seizure-less epilepsy misdiagnosed as various conditions: A complex partial seizure disorder, such as temporal lobe epilepsy can be misdiagnosed as various conditions. Some of the possible misdiagnoses...read more »

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as a...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur...read more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults....read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar seek help from...read more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis....read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause...read more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see ...read more »

Personality disorders: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Personality disorders

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Personality disorders: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Personality disorders

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Clinical Trials for Personality disorders

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