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Personality disorders, formerly referred to as character disorders, are a class of personality types and behaviors that the American Psychiatric Association (APA) defines as "an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates markedly from the expectations of the culture of the individual who exhibits it".
Fla. GOP takes aim at health law; Hawaii considers cuts in mental health services

Fla. GOP takes aim at health law; Hawaii considers cuts in mental health services

Pathological gamblers more likely to commit suicide

Pathological gamblers more likely to commit suicide

Positive adult interactions during childhood guard against personality disorders later in life

Positive adult interactions during childhood guard against personality disorders later in life

Chronic fatigue syndrome associated with maladaptive personality features and personality disorders

Chronic fatigue syndrome associated with maladaptive personality features and personality disorders

Intentional foreign body ingestion results in over $2 million hospital costs: Study

Intentional foreign body ingestion results in over $2 million hospital costs: Study

Transition from child to adult mental health services poorly planned and executed

Transition from child to adult mental health services poorly planned and executed

Researchers find heightened activation of limbic circuitry in borderline personality disorder patients

Researchers find heightened activation of limbic circuitry in borderline personality disorder patients

Notre Dame, Madison Center collaborate to research on mental health therapies

Notre Dame, Madison Center collaborate to research on mental health therapies

Asynchronous telepsychiatry provides primary-care physicians greater access to psychiatric consultation

Asynchronous telepsychiatry provides primary-care physicians greater access to psychiatric consultation

Lenzenweger releases book for schizophrenia

Lenzenweger releases book for schizophrenia

People with alcohol-related problems find comfort in speaking to clergy: Study

People with alcohol-related problems find comfort in speaking to clergy: Study

New study links psychopathy to frontal lobe dysfunction

New study links psychopathy to frontal lobe dysfunction

Widely-used screening scale misidentifies borderline personality disorder as bipolar disorder

Widely-used screening scale misidentifies borderline personality disorder as bipolar disorder

Differences in brain's reward system may underlie vulnerability to psychopathy: Study

Differences in brain's reward system may underlie vulnerability to psychopathy: Study

ZYPREXA RELPREVV approved by FDA

ZYPREXA RELPREVV approved by FDA

FDA approves Zyprexa in tablet form for schizophrenia and manic treatment

FDA approves Zyprexa in tablet form for schizophrenia and manic treatment

Brain study of people with psychopathic personality disorder

Brain study of people with psychopathic personality disorder

Improving the accuracy of violent behaviour prediction may alleviate negative effects of violence

Improving the accuracy of violent behaviour prediction may alleviate negative effects of violence

Prevalence of recidivistic acts of violence high among offenders

Prevalence of recidivistic acts of violence high among offenders

French multicenter study investigates the role of psychotherapy in BPD

French multicenter study investigates the role of psychotherapy in BPD