What are Personality Disorders?
Scholars define personality disorders as, “an long lasting pattern of inner experience and behavior which is largely in contrast to the individual's culture, is all - encompassing and inflexible, begins in the adolescence or early adulthood years, is steady over time, and leads to hurt or distress. Personality disorders refer to a maladaptive as well as a long-standing pattern of looking at things and responding to other people and to stressful circumstances.”
In simple terms, a personality disorder refers to a set of negative traits that can affect your life. These traits or types can be a result of a wide range of factors making some easier to treat than others.
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