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For example, in the case of avoidant personality disorder, what are some social situations that the client currently avoids and would like to be able to approach?
Generalized social phobia versus avoidant personality disorder: A commentary on three studies.
Generalized social phobia versus avoidant personality disorder: differences in psychopathology, personality traits, and social and occupational functioning.
There are studies indicating high rates of avoidant personality disorders in patients with anxiety disorders (16) as well as studies which found that social anxiety disorder was associated with high neuroticism and low extraversion (17).
To illustrate the applicability of our behavior analytic approach to account for the development and maintenance of personality disorders, we provide examples of avoidant personality disorder and borderline personality disorder.
Let me know what you think about the challenging diagnosis and treatment of avoidant personality disorder, and I will try to pass your ideas along to my readers.
The most frequent personality disorders were cluster C disorders (21.8%), with avoidant personality disorder the most common of these (14.7%).
The most common comorbid diagnoses were obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (82%), avoidant personality disorder (27%), and paranoid personality disorder (24%).
The most prevalent personality disorder was avoidant personality disorder (5%), the researchers reported.
In the current study, the findings showed that the pregnant women with POPD were nearly five times more likely than the pregnant women without POPD to meet any cluster C personality disorder The most common cluster C personality disorders described in patients with POPD are avoidant personality disorders followed by obsessive-compulsive, passive-aggressive and dependent personality disorders.
All participants have comorbid Axis-I and Axis-Ii conditions, while more than one-half (54%) of the sample qualify for a mixed personality diagnosis, with the others satisfying clinical criteria in relatively equal percentages for Borderline, Antisocial, Narcissistic, Dependent, and Avoidant Personality Disorders respectively.
Self-esteem in patients with borderline and avoidant personality disorders. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 49, 469-477.