10 Personality Disorders Crash Course

10 Personality Disorders Crash Course

If I say the phrase personality disorder, what do you think of? Psychopaths and serial killers? People like John Gacy, or the fictional Patrick Bateman from American Psycho? Even those who are well versed in psychological disorders like depression, anxiety, and schizophrenia may have a shallow understanding of personality disorders. which can contribute to the…

Disruptive, impulse control, and conduct disorders

Disruptive, impulse control, and conduct disorders

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders – 5th edition or DSM 5 has a relatively new category called “Disruptive, Impulse Control, and Conduct Disorders” or DIC for short, which were previously organized in different sections. This category includes a number of disorders like oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, antisocial personality disorder, intermittent explosive…

Personality Disorders: Cluster C

Personality Disorders: Cluster C

Hello. My name is Shabani. And I’m going to talk to you today about personality disorders, specifically Cluster C. Some of the learning objectives for this presentation include to understand the difference between a personality trait and a personality disorder, to learn to recognize personality disorders, to learn the characteristics and personality disorders in Cluster…