Personality

Tykeria Edwards

What is personality?

Individual differences in characteristic patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving.

Personality Determinants

  • Heredity
  • Environment
  • Situation
  • Culture
  • Family and Social background

Personality Types

  1. Extroverted vs. Introverted ( E or I )
  2. Sensing vs. Intuitive ( S or N )
  3. Thinking vs. Feeling ( T or F )
  4. Judging vs Perceiving ( J or P )

Types of personality disorders


  • Paranoid (Guarded , defensive, suspicious)
  • Schizoid ( indifferent ,remote, distant, humorless )
  • Antisocial (impulsive ,irresponsible, unruly, don't communicate with others)
  • Borderline ( unstable, unpredictable ,isolation)
  • Obsessive compulsive (respectful ,maintain a rule-bound lifestyle)
  • Depressive (Somber ,discouraged ,brooding)
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Is it medicine to cure your disorder?

You may go to a treatment team such as Primary doctor, Psychiatrist, Social workers or even family member

Depending on your needs and type of personality disorders treatment may include.

  • Psychotherapy
  • Hospitalization

Measuring Personality: Crash Course Psychology #22

Paranoid Personality disorder

  • Very distrustful
  • Think others are out to harm them
  • Always watching surroundings
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