Research Paper On Personality Disorders
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Girl, Interrupted And Borderline Personality
This 6 page paper discusses the entitle movie and focuses on whether the writer believes the main character, Susanna, really did have borderline personality disorder. The writer recalls the era, the 1960s and what was happening in terms of Susanna's actions. The DSM criteria for Borderline Personality Disorder today are outlined and the writer suggests the one or two criteria the patient met. The essay continues with this type of discussion. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Classification of Personality Disorders
This 3 page paper examines one classification of personality disorders proposed by Larsen and Buss. Authors divide personality disorders into three categories, which are the Erratic group, the Eccentric group and the Anxious group. Another system is proposed. Bibliography lists 1 source.
DSM-IV-TR Axis I and II Disorders
This 15 page paper has several distinct sections. Discussions include mood disorders, effectiveness of medications, personality disorders (obsessive-compulsive), delirium and dementia, and an article review. A case study provided by the student is used to make a differential diagnosis of the patient (conversion disorder). Bibliography lists 20 sources.
Children Suffering from Antisocial Personality Disorder
6 pages in length. Antisocial personality disorder compels people to behave in a manner that goes against the grain of any civilized society. With the compulsion to harm or kill animals, set fires and act in a belligerent manner, those who suffer with antisocial personality disorder have typically reached this point by way of conduct disorders as children. Antisocial children are often the products of negative upbringing, typically feeling self-defeated, ignored and worthless; soon the child learns how acts of disruptive, rebellious and inconsiderate behavior serve to render immediate attention, which is a by-product of inadequate parenting. Bibliography lists 5 sources.