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Personality Disorder

Personality Disorder is the characteristics of a person which make him/her different from another person in terms of thoughts, feelings and behaviour which is relatively permanent over time.

The pattern of experience and behaviour begins by late adolescence or early adulthood. Personality disorders can be diagnosed only after 18 years.

Types of Personality Disorders

There are various types of personality disorder broadly classified into three clusters. There common signs and symptoms are as follows.

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Cluster A:

Cluster B:

Cluster C:



Management plans for personality disorders include psychotherapies and pharmacotherapy. Following are some therapies which are generally used for treatment of personality disorders:

For expert advice Nirvan Hospital – Centre of excellence in Behavioral and Addiction Medicine has a very efficient team of Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists and counsellors to manage such issues.