Friday, October 28, 2011

Personality Disorder Test

[March 25th , 2009]

Paranoid: Low

Symptoms of Paranoid Personality Disorder:

- Unwillingness to forgive perceived insults

- Excessive sensitivity to setbacks

- Distrustfulness and excessive self-reliance

- Projection of blame onto others

- Consumed by anticipation of betrayal

- Combative and tenacious adherence to personal rights

- Relentlessly suspicious

Schizoid: Low

Symptoms of Schizoid Personality Disorder:

- Weak interpersonal skills

- Difficulty expressing anger, even when provoked

- "Loner" mentality; avoidance of social situations

- Appear to others as remote, aloof, and unengaged

- Low sexual desire

- Unresponsive to praise or criticism

Schizotypal: High

Many believe that schizotypal personality disorder represents mild schizophrenia. The disorder is characterized by odd forms of thinking and perceiving, and individuals with this disorder often seek isolation from others. They sometimes believe to have extra sensory ability or that unrelated events relate to them in some important way. They generally engage in eccentric behavior and have difficulty concentrating for long periods of time. Their speech is often over elaborate and difficult to follow.

Symptoms of Schizotypal Personality Disorder:

- Odd or eccentric mannerisms or appearance

- Superstitious or preoccupied with paranormal phenomena

- Difficult to follow speech patterns

- Feelings of anxiety in social situations

- Suspiciousness and paranoia

- Odd beliefs or magical thinking

- Appears shy, aloof, or withdrawn to others

Antisocial: Moderate

Symptoms of Antisocial Personality Disorder:

- Disregard for the feelings of others

- Impulsive and irresponsible decision-making

- Lack of remorse for harm done to others

- Lying, stealing, other criminal behaviors

- Disregard for the safety of self and others

Borderline: Moderate

Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder:

- Self-injury or attempted suicide

- Strong feelings of anger, anxiety, or depression that last for several hours

- Impulsive behavior

- Drug or alcohol abuse

- Feelings of low self-worth

- Unstable relationships with friends, family, and boyfriends/girlfriends

Histrionic: High

People with histrionic personality disorder are constant attention seekers. They need to be the center of attention all the time, often interrupting others in order to dominate the conversation. They use grandiose language to discribe everyday events and seek constant praise. They may dress provacatively or exaggerate illnesses in order to gain attention. Histrionics also tend to exaggerate friendships and relationships, believing that everyone loves them. They are often manipulative.

Symptoms of Histrionic Personality Disorder:

- Needs to be the center of attention

- Dresses or acts provocatively

- Rapidly-shifting and shallow emotions

- Exaggerates friendships

- Overly-dramatic, occassionally theatrical speech

- Easily influenced; highly suggestible

Narcissistic: Moderate

Symptoms of Narcissistic Personality Disorder:

- Requires excessive praise and admiration

- Takes advantage of others

- Grandiose sense of self-importance

- Lack of empathy

- Lying, to self and others

- Obsessed with fantasies of fame, power, or beauty

Avoidant: High

Avoidant personality disorder is characterized by extreme social anxiety. People with this disorder often feel inadequate, avoid social situations, and seek out jobs with little contact with others. Avoidants are fearful of being rejected and worry about embarassing themselves in front of others. They exaggerate the potential difficulties of new situations to rationalize avoiding them. Often, they will create fantasy worlds to substitute for the real one. Unlike schizoid personality disorder, avoidants yearn for social relations yet feel they are unable to obtain them. They are frequently depressed and have low self-confidence.

Symptoms of Avoidant Personality Disorder:

- Social inhibition; retreating from others in anticipation of rejection

- Preoccupation with being rejected or criticized in social situations

- Fear of embarrassment results in avoidance of new activities

- Poor self-image; feelings of social ineptitude

- Desire for improved social relations

- Appear to others as self-involved and unfriendly

- Creation of elaborate fantasy lives

Dependent: Very High

Dependent personality disorder is characterized by a need to be taken care of. People with this disorder tend to cling to people and fear losing them. They may become suicidal when a break-up is imminent. They tend to let others make important decisions for them and often jump from relationship to relationship. Dependents often remain in abusive relationships. Over-sensitivity to disapproval is common. Dependents often feel helpless and depressed.

Symptoms of Dependent Personality Disorder:

- Difficulty making decisions

- Feelings of helplessness when alone

- Suicidal thoughts upon rejection

- Submissiveness

- Deeply hurt by mild criticism or disapproval

- Unable to meet ordinary demands of life

Obsessive-Compulsive: Low

Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder:

- Need for perfection and excessive discipline

- Preoccupation with orderliness

- Inflexibility

- Lack of generosity

- Hyper-focus on details and rules

- Excessive devotion to work


I took the test just now. Just to procrastinate myself >.<

Disorder | Rating
Paranoid: Low
Schizoid: Low
Schizotypal: Low
Antisocial: Moderate
Borderline: Low
Histrionic: High
Narcissistic: High
Avoidant: Low
Dependent: Moderate
Obsessive-Compulsive: Low

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