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Personality disorders

Learn more about the diagnoses and treatments for personality disorders, such as borderline personality and narcissistic personality.

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Personality disorders: an overview

Personality disorder is a long-term pattern of behaviour causing distress and affecting daily life. Learn about symptoms and treatment options here.

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Avoidant personality disorder

People with avoidant personality disorder appear shy and timid. They avoid people and situations because they fear negative judgement by others.

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Borderline personality disorder (BPD)

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) affects thoughts and behaviours, making it difficult to cope. Explore symptoms, treatment and diagnosis.

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Antisocial personality disorder

People with antisocial personality disorder are sometimes called 'psychopaths'. They tend to disregard the law or other people's rights.

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Histrionic personality disorder

People with histrionic personality disorder (HPD) can seem highly dramatic, with a need to be the centre of attention. Read on symptoms and treatment.

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Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD)

People with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) have inflated self-image and disregard for others. Learn about NPD meaning, symptoms and treatment.

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Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)

Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) is used to treat people with borderline personality disorder. It aims to change negative thought patterns and behaviours.

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Social behaviour disorders

Links to information about social behaviour disorders.

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Neurodiversity and neurodivergence

The concept of neurodiversity describes people who experience the world differently to others. Learn more about neurodiverse conditions.

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