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Paranoid Personality Disorders: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Paranoid Personality Disorder is a disorder commonly mistaken for schizophrenic personality disorders.  Schizophrenia, a psychosis, is when a person is has an image of a world and its transpiring events, and he/she is “living” it.  Paranoid Personality Disorder, however, is a neurosis where an individual is living in the real world.  This disorder, though not…

Daniel Levinson’s Seasons of Man: Summary & Analysis

In May of 1977, Daniel Levinson constructed a model of the seasons of a man’s life.  His developmental theory consists of universal stages or phases that extend from the infancy state to the elderly state.  Most development theories, such as Freud’s psychosexual development theory or Piaget’s cognitive development theory, end in the adolescent stage of…