Personality disorders


  • General personality disorders are an enduring and inflexible pattern of long duration that lead to significant distress or impairment and are not due to use of substances or another medical condition.

Cluster A (odd or eccentric disorders)

Cluster B (dramatic, emotional or erratic disorders)

Cluster C (anxious or fearful disorders)

Other personality disorders

  • Personality change due to another medical condition – a personality disturbance due to the direct effects of a medical condition.
  • Other specified personality disorder – symptoms characteristic of a personality disorder but fails to meet the criteria for a specific disorder, with the reason given.
  • Personality disorder not otherwise specified

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