- Q What is narcissistic personality disorder?
Narcissistic personality disorder is part of the Cluster B group of personality disorders. This group is characterized by dramatic, erratic, and overly emotional behavior and thinking. People with this disorder believe themselves superior to others and... Full Answer
- Q What do I need to know to care for someone with gender identity disorder?
When caring for someone with gender identity disorder, it's important to remember that this condition can have very complex psychological effects in addition to the physical effects. If your child has gender identity disorder, be as supportive as... Full Answer
- Q Does gender identity disorder run in families?
Though little is known about its causes, there's no evidence that gender identity disorder runs in families. It's thought that gender identity disorder is caused by a combination of genetic traits, hormone exposure in the womb, and social and... Full Answer
- Q What is the treatment for avoidant personality disorder?
Dr. Michael Mufson, PsychiatryTherapy can help people with avoidant personality disorder reduce their extreme behaviors and possibly their tendency to develop anxiety. Various therapeutic approaches, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), can help them become more aware of how... Full Answer