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Personality Disorders. The Human Mind This article is meant to be informational and primarily help us in the DS forums to call things by their proper name.

Personality Disorders

This outline is not a tool for self-diagnosis. If you, by any chance, recognize yourself in one of the descriptions and are therefore concerned for your mental health, please check with someone who knows. Let us begin by asking a very important question. What are Personality Disorders? Formerly referred to as character disorders, personality disorders are a class of personality types and behaviors defined as "an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates markedly from the expectations of the culture of the individual who exhibits it". List of Personality Disorders The list is sorted alphabetically and features a short description of each disorder.

Classification of Personality Disorders The alphabetically listed personality disorders can also be grouped as follows: Discuss psychology and the human mind in our Psychology forum. Personality Quiz. Personality Quiz. I Hope This Post Will Change Your Life! This post began as a simple video analysis and has evolved practical into a thesis.

I Hope This Post Will Change Your Life!

What I have written below is simply my current understanding of this reality. This post is meant to serve as a tool to help you broaden YOUR perspective. I hope I am able to coherently introduce new concepts and, with help of resources, demonstrate how your reality may be far different that what you currently perceive, as well explain the certain forces that wish to limit and control your perception.

If it sounds like this post may be of interest to you, I recommend bookmarking this page at this moment. Nonetheless, I insist that you research beyond what is provided here. To get into the right mindset, please take a minute to answer the following questions as truthfully as possible: How deep can deception truly go? Please keep your answers in mind as you read through. “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates Plato’s Allegory of the Cave Now, let’s begin… What The *Bleep* Do We Know?

Is Our Personality Our Trap? Have you done a personality test?

Is Our Personality Our Trap?

Most people have, or will at least have a view about their own type of personality. Do you have a predictable way of behaving? Probably. But is it even wise to have a 'personality?' On the face of it, it just doesn't make sense for a person to behave the same way in all types of different situations. Life is so varied and so changeable that there isn't one personality 'type' suited to it. No wonder people often commit faux pas, make fools of themselves, feel overwhelmed or out of their depth. And yet most humans are predictable in the extreme. Yet many people are vain enough—some would even say deluded enough—to believe, when they reflect on something they have done, that they acted out of choice.

Even though anyone who knew them could have predicted they would behave as they did. The rather unpalatable truth is that most of our seemingly conscious intentions are just illusions. Extroversion-Introversion is one of the 'big five' personality traits. The Narcissistic Ex, Part III. There's nothing more crazy making than being on the receiving end of hostility or manipulation without really understanding what's going on.

The Narcissistic Ex, Part III

That's probably why we've seen a lot of interest in our current series on narcissism . And it's satisfying because the purpose of The Intelligent Divorce Project is to make murky subjects like narcissism a bit clearer. The feedback we'ver received has reinforced our efforts with many readers sharing that they're finding strength through understanding. Having worked with many, many overwhelmed parents , I can understand this. Yet life is never so simple.

This led me to thinking about continuing the series by deepening our understanding of narcissism to include the compassion we can have for all suffering souls , even if they cause suffering in turn. Now, I'd like to respond to this particular reader's comment, because - literally - Simplistic thinking about what makes us human is for the birds. This is a very useful critique.