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

100

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

100

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.
Name three symptoms that would lead a clinician to a diagnosis of schizotypal personality disorder

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

What is a defensive response
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

200

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

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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
Name three things a clinician can do to reduce the threat of violence when working with an individual with paranoid personality disorder

300

What is Schizoid personality disorder
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.

400

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

400

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

400

Who is Otto Kernberg
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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

What is Paranoid personality disorder
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

500

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

500

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

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