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Psyche Saturday - Avoidant Personality Disorder

Released Saturday, 28th November 2020
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On this Psyche Saturday, we begin our journey into the Cluster C personality disorders. These are the personality disorders described as anxious and fearful. Today we are discussing Avoidant Personality Disorder.

According to the DSM-5, Avoidant Personality Disorder, or AVPD, is characterized by a pervasive pattern of social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and hypersensitivity to negative evaluation.

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References:

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition, American Psychiatric Association

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC68396…

Reichborn-Kjennerud T; Czajkowski N; Neale MC; Ørstavik RE; Torgersen S; Tambs K; Røysamb E; Harris JR; Kendler KS, Genetic and environmental influences on dimensional representations of DSM-IV cluster C personality disorders: a population-based multivariate twin study.

https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/913360-clin…

Davison & Janca, Personality Disorder and Criminal Behaviour What Is the Nature of the Relationship?

https://www.smh.com.au/national/in-the-name-of-the…

Richard, Firstman; Talan, Jamie (1997). The Death of Innocents: A True Story of Murder, Medicine, and High-Stakes Science. Bantam Books. p. 557–558. 

https://www.healthyplace.com/personality-disorders…

Lynn E. Alden, PhD, Judith M. Laposa, MA, Charles T. Taylor, BSc, and Andrew G. Ryder, BA, AVOIDANT PERSONALITY DISORDER: CURRENT STATUS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS.

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