Diagnostic Criteria
Clinical Presentation
Psychodynamic Basis
Treatment
Personality Disorders on the Big Screen

100

A pervasive pattern of social deficits marked by acute discomfort with interpersonal relationships, perceptual distortions, and eccentric behaviors defines this personality disorder.
What is Schizotypal personality disorder

100

Name three symptoms that would lead a clinician to a diagnosis of schizotypal personality disorder
Ideas of refrence, odd beliefs, magical thinking, unusual perceptual experiences, odd thiking, odd speech, suspicious or paranoid ideation, odd eccentric or peculiar behavior or appearance, lack of close friends, excessive social anxiety.

100

The psychodynamic basis of these two disorders is the same
What is Schizoid and Schizotypal personality disorders

100

This type of therapy is the standard for Borderline personality disorder
What is DBT

100

Anthony Hopkins' character Hannibal Lecter would most likely be diagnosed with this personality disorder. Bonus 100$: Name the subtype as well.
What is Antisocial Personality Disorder~Psychopath

200

Patterns of unstable relationships, problems with self image, and unstable affect are hallmarks of this diagnosis
What is Borderline personality disorder

200

It is important for a clinician to not exhibit a _______ response when speaking with a client with paranoid personality disorder or a power struggle that can be damaging to the therapeutic relationship will ensue
What is a defensive response

200

This person's conception of borderline personality disorder involves a deficit or insufficiency model
What is Alfred Adler

200

Patients with this disorder may be able to convince hospital staff to do illegal or unethical things for them
What is Antisocial personality disorder

200

Wynona Ryder's character in the movie Girl, Interrupted was diagnosed with this personality disorder.
What is Borderline personality disorder

300

A disregard for others and other people's property is present in people with antisocial personality disorder from this age
What is 15

300

I Hate You, Don't Leave Me is the title of a famous book by Jerold Kreisman and Hal Strauss about this disorder.
What is Borderline personality disorder

300

A combination of early neurological deficits and an unstable home environment has been thought to lead to this disorder
What is Antisocial personality disorder

300

Name three things a clinician can do to reduce the threat of violence when working with an individual with paranoid personality disorder
Help the patient save face, avoid arousing further suspicion, help the patient maintain a sense of control, encourage patient to verbalize rather than act out anger, give plenty of breathing room, be attuned to your own countertransference

300

The character of Dr. Manhattan from the recent movie Watchmen could be seen as having this diagnosis due to his lack of interest in interpersonal relationships, detachment, and preference for solitary activities.
What is Schizoid personality disorder

400

Detachments from social situations and constricted affective displays in social situations define this disorder
What is Schizoid personality disorder

400

Even though they may have trouble in interpersonal relationships, individuals with schizoid and schizotypal personality disorders may form relationships with these people
What are first degree relatives

400

This individual who based much of his work on Margaret Mahler's ideas felt that people with borderline personality disorder are constantly reliving an infantile crisis in which it is feared that separation from the mother would lead to separation and abandonment
Who is Otto Kernberg

400

Because of difficulties working in groups, individual therapy may be the best place to start with individuals suffering from these two disorders.
What is Schizoid and Schizotypal personality disorders

400

This confectionery master displays several odd and eccentric qualities that could lead to a diagnosis of Schizotypal personality disorder.
Who is Willy Wonka

500

This is the main diagnostic feature of paranoid personality disorder
What is a pervasive distrust and suspiciousness of others

500

The ratio of men to women with antisocial personality disorder may be as high as this
What is 8:1

500

The psychodynamic understanding of this disorder causes and individual to split bad feelings about themselves and to project them on outside objects creating an attacker/victim scenario
What is Paranoid personality disorder

500

Giving into the demands of clients with this disorder may lead to escalating behaviors. Because of this, clear limit setting is needed.
What is Borderline Personality Disorder

500

Jimmy Stewart played a character who may have had this personality disorder in the Alfred Hitchcock classic Rear Window.
What is Paranoid personality disorder