Challenges Of Personality Disorders Analysis

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Introduction It is quite often that humanity has heard about the destructive behaviors of those with psychiatric disorders. The way these disorders impact specific individuals (and others they associate with) have begun to be expected. This is mostly due to the fact that the media portrays the most violent of acts associated with these disorders all the time on TV. However, a similar situation is presented when humankind discusses personality disorders—lesser known disorders that can inevitably do the same things that a psychiatric disorder can do, and it can be just as challenging to treat. With this in mind, it is of the utmost importance to understand these disorders and work with individuals who have these disorders in order to create…show more content…
They often fall under the radar and are simply described as odd, peculiar, dramatic, or unusual (Sue, Sue, & Sue, 2013, p.450). Some personality disorders can even be described as manipulative and evil—a common conception when regarding the antisocial personality disorder. Antisocial personality disorders is probably one the most challenging, (if not the most challenging) personality disorder to work with. This disorder focuses on manipulative behavior, apathetic behavior, and selfish behavior. Individuals with antisocial personality disorder are also unaware of how their actions affect others. So how does one go about treating individuals with this particular disorder? The truth behind this personality disorder is complex, and treatment is just as complex—but recently, a new set of guidelines are being produced by the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health which states that it will cover the prevention, treatment and management of this disorder. One of the key components of the treatment method of these guidelines are group-based cognitive and behavioral interventions that focus on reducing, offending, and other antisocial behavior that extends to those in the community (Duggan, 2009). Even knowing this guideline…show more content…
This is very concerning given that the prevalence rate seems to be going up. A fundamental question remains, however; is it society’s culture that is influencing these disorders, or is it the fact that our society has given classifications to these disorders and humankind can now better recognize them? Personally, I feel if the client sticks to an inexorable viewpoint, then the clinician are powerless to change them. It is like the old phrase—“you can walk a horse towards water, but you can’t make them drink it.” However, I feel if you have led the horse to water, it will eventually realize that it is dying of thirst and will be thankful that you brought it here to drink—this is the role of clinician, as long as you are there aiding the individual, hopefully they will realize the dolorous errors in their ways and accept what you have to say. For this is the main reason why intervention is so critical—to help individuals succeed and eventually realize their self-worth! Conclusion So after reviewing the concepts of the many different personality disorders—one can tell that these disorders need to be treated. The fact that humankind has so many individuals in society with these types of disorders is staggering—not only to the specific individual, but to those that they surround themselves with as well. I feel in the end, the individual

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