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What is a personality disorder?. A self-defeating pattern of behavior that is due to one’s inability to adapt in a healthy way to the challenges of life. Up to 26 million people in the US, or 9% of the population, have PDs (most are undiagnosed).

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What is a personality disorder
What is a personality disorder?

  • A self-defeating pattern of behavior that is due to one’s inability to adapt in a healthy way to the challenges of life.





Antisocial pd
Antisocial PD who have

  • Also called “sociopath/psychopath.”

  • Total disregard for the rules of society, frequently involved with the criminal justice system, manipulative to get what they want at any cost, self-centered and lack of concern for others feelings, shows no remorse for actions (serial killers).


Borderline personality disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder who have

  • Very emotional, extreme mood swings (I love you, I hate you), unstable relationships, intense anger or difficulty controlling it, impulsive behavior (don’t think before acting), may engage in self-destructive behaviors like substance abuse or even self-harm (cutting).



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