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How do medications treat personality disorders?

Medications treat personality disorders by relieving symptoms of distress, anxiety, impulse control, and depression. Drugs do not cure or resolve personality disorders, but are helpful in relieving the stress they may cause. Antidepressants, antipsychotics, mood stabilizers, and anti-anxiety medicines may be prescribed for symptom relief.

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