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Should I talk to my doctor about my personality disorder symptoms?

Yes, if you believe you have a personality disorder you should talk to your doctor because these disorders can disrupt your life significantly if they become worse. In many cases, people with these disorders do not realize they have a problem. Often, serious relationship trouble at work or home, intervention by a loved one, or treatment for another problem (such as substance abuse or harming oneself) is what prompts treatment for these disorders.

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