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1.49 PERSONALITY DISORDER (PD) -- PSYCHOLOGY ABUSE TERMS, CONCEPTS

==== Personality Disorder (PD)

MEANING: Known as PDs the following are recognized: paranoid, schizoid, schizotypal, histrionic, narcissistic, borderline, avoidant, dependent, and obsessive-compulsive. In adolescence or the early twenties, traits of PDs often begin to show that are dysfunctional in the extreme; people with PDs are generally uncompromising and inflexible. People can have more than one personality disorder at the same time.

RELEVANCE TO ABUSE: Many abusive people are suffering from personality disorders. The PD might be at the core of their abusive behavior.

PERSONAL NOTE FROM RICK DOBLE: I believe that most of the abusive people in my life were suffering from one or more PDs which were unknown at the time that I was dealing with them, i.e. the 1970s.

RELATED WORDS AND PHRASES: mental illness, unstable, emotionally unstable, therapy, instability

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