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Personality and Impulse DisordersPsychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice

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According to the DSM-IV, personality disorders are Axis ____ disorders.
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Axis II
Cluster _____ disorders include the odd and eccentric misfit disorders including paranoid personality disorder, schizoid personality disorder, and schizotypal personality disorder.
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Cluster A
Cluster _____ disorders are characterized by impulsivity and emotionality, including antisocial personality disorder, borderline personality disorder, histrionic personality disorder and narcissistic personality disorder.
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Cluster B
Cluster ____ disorders are characterized by anxiety and fearfulness, including avoidant personality disorder, dependent personality disorder, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder.
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Cluster C
The patterns of thoughts that determine how a person interprets events is referred to as their __________.
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Cognitive schema
What impact does a maladaptive cognitive schema have on persons with a personality disorder?
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It causes misinterpretation of other people's actions or reactions and of events that result in dysfunctional ways of responding.
How do emotions impact memory in people with personality disorders?
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Negative, intense emotions affect the ability to learn, access and store information in memory.
Self-identity is formed through social and occupational roles, personality traits, attitudes related to gender, sexuality, and intimacy as well as personal ideology. What happens when a patient doesn't have an adequately formed self-identity?
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Goal directed behavior and interpersonal relationships are impaired
What behaviors typically causes a person of a personality disorder to come to the attention of healthcare professionals?
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Impulsive and/or destructive acts
What Cluster of Disorders? Paranoid Personality Disorder
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Cluster A
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What Cluster of Disorders? Schizoid Personality Disorder
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Cluster A
What Cluster of Disorders? Schizotypal Personality Disorder
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Cluster A
What Cluster of Disorders? Borderline Personality Disorder
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Cluster B
What Cluster of Disorders? Antisocial Personality Disorder
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Cluster B
What Cluster of Disorders? Histrionic Personality Disorder
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Cluster B
What Cluster of Disorders? Narcissistic Personality Disorder
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Cluster B
What Cluster of Disorders? Avoidant Personality Disorder
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Cluster C
What Cluster of Disorders? Dependent Personality Disorder
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Cluster C
What Cluster of Disorders? Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder
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Cluster C
_______ is a personality disorder characterized by mistrust of others and a desire to avoid relationships in which the individual is not in control.
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Paranoid Personality Disorder
  
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