Personality disorder

he personality includes the emotional life as well as the perception, the thinking and the relationship to other individuals. Personality traits distinguish people from one another.
Symptoms - how does a personality disorder manifest itself?

Personality disorders predominantly affect the following problems.

Identity and self-perception:

People who have a personality disorder do not have a clear or stable self-image. This means that their self-perception changes depending on the situation and the people they come into contact with. For example, they may consider themselves to be either cruel or kind by turns. Or some change their values and goals depending on the situation they find themselves in. For example, a person with a personality disorder may be deeply devout in church, but irreverent and disrespectful outside. Their level of self-confidence can be irrationally high or low.

People with personality disorders are often unable to form close and strong relationships. They may be insensitive or emotionally distant towards others, or lack empathy.

Often, these people appear inconsistent, confusing and frustrating to family members and others around them, including their doctors. Their parenting style may be inconsistent, distant, overemotional, abusive or irresponsible, which can lead to their children suffering from physical or psychological problems.

These individuals may find it difficult to know how to behave in a reasonable, safe and acceptable way in the presence of others.

A person suffering from a personality disorder may not understand what their role is in a conflict.


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