Schizotypal Personality Disorder

Definition Schizotypal personality disorder is characterized by an ongoing pattern in which the affected person distances him- or herself from social and interpersonal relationships. A person with Schizotypal personality disorder has odd behaviors and thoughts that would typically be viewed by others as eccentric, erratic, and bizarre. Incidence in the Population Prevalence of Schitzotypal disorder…

Avoidant Personality Disorder (APD)

Avoidant Personality Disorder (APD) is a condition characterized by extreme shyness, feelings of inadequacy, and sensitivity to rejection. Causes: Avoidant Personality disorder usually appears in early childhood with signs of excessive shyness when the child is faced with new situations and new people. This disorder may also be influenced by a combination of social, genetic,…

Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD)

What Is Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD)? a personality disorder/psychological mental illness that involves disregard for the rights or others, as well as impulsive, irresponsible and aggressive behaviour. Incidence in the population 3% in males and 1% in females. It is seen in 3% to 30% of psychiatric outpatients. even higher in prisons (80-85%). higher among…