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Personality disorder

Personality disorder: Introduction

Personality disorder: Any of a group of disorders that affect ones personality. See detailed information below for a list of 2 causes of Personality disorder, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Personality disorder

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Personality disorder: Symptom Checker

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Personality disorder Treatments

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Personality disorder: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Personality disorder

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Misdiagnosis and Personality disorder

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 " 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 due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease, 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. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually been overlooked more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by 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. See misdiagnosis of eating disorders or symptoms of more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See more »

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

Personality disorder: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Personality disorder

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Personality disorder: Related Rare Diseases

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Personality disorder: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Personality disorder:

When normal personality traits become inflexible and maladaptive, causing subjective distress or impaired social functioning, they can be considered disorders.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Personality disorder

The list below shows some of the causes of Personality disorder mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Personality disorder?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Personality disorder. Of the 2 causes of Personality disorder that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 1 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Personality disorder:

The following list of conditions have 'Personality disorder' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Personality disorder:

The following list of medical conditions have Personality disorder or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


  • Autism ... personality disorder

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Classifications of Personality disorder:

Medical Conditions associated with Personality disorder:

Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes)

Symptoms related to Personality disorder:

Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Anxiety (895 causes), Nervousness (73 causes), Aggression (192 causes), Emotional (2080 causes), Dramatic, Aggressive (192 causes), Lack of remorse, Repeated lying, Impulsive (39 causes), Paranoia (115 causes), Chronic feelings of emptiness, Instability, Ideas of reference, Odd beliefs, Reckless disregard

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Medical News summaries about Personality disorder

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Personality disorder

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