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Want to know whether your emotional instability is a normal phenomenon or related to some serious personality disorder which might affect your daily life or in general looking for a lecture on personality disorder. Then this sqadia.com medical video lecture will help you in both ways. In this lecture Dr. Hina Khan focuses on all disorders related to one´s personality. Starting off with classification, cluster A disorders such as paranoid disorder, and cluster B disorder including emotionally instable behaviour also comes under debate. Then disorders characterized under the heading of cluster C are discussed along with management approach.
Dr. Hina Khan begins by defining personality disorder which is an inappropriate pattern of behaviour and thinking is observed in an individual. Variety of classification of personality disorder is discussed such as F60 specific personality disorders including paranoid, schizoid, dissocial, anxious, anankastic, and F61 mixed or other personality disorders. Afterwards, categories are highlighted which are discussed in detail in subsequent sections.
At first, essential features are discussed. Then, medical practitioner tells that cluster A refers to a pattern of behaviour that is considered to be odd and eccentric. In paranoid disorder, pervasive mistrust or/and suspiciousness of others is observed. Subsequently, schizoid behaviour is characterized by a general detachment from social relationships. Light is also shed on schizotypal behaviour.
In this section, cluster B comes under consideration which is a pattern of behaviour that is viewed as dramatic or emotional. Next, antisocial behaviour pursued along with emotionally instable behaviour such as impulsive and borderline. Borderline typically demonstrate erratic interpersonal relationships. Histrionic is characterized by emotionality and attention seeking. Lastly, narcissistic is also discussed.
Patterns of behaviour that are essentially fearful or anxious are included in cluster C. Avoidant behaviour is associated with hypersensitivity to negative feedback or social inhibition. Carrying on with the discussion, Dr, Hina Khan talks about dependant behaviour in which individual seek someone to take care of them even to the extent of being submissive. Subsequently, focus is shifted towards obsessive compulsive disorders.
Impact of personality disorders on life is seen as these problems may be exacerbated with time. For assessment, detailed and thorough history should be taken. Psychometric tools are also used. Cultural considerations also come under consideration along with treatment modality. Early interventions, individually tailored care, and good clear communication are some of the helpful features for the management of personality disorders.