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What are the symptoms of personality disorders?

The general symptoms of personality disorders include mood swings, outbursts of anger, drug and alcohol abuse, difficulty maintaining relationships, social isolation, mistrust and wariness of others, trouble making friends, lack of impulse control, and a desire for instant gratification. Personality disorders are divided into three clusters or types. Cluster A disorders are characterized by odd and eccentric behavior. Cluster B disorders are characterized by dramatic, erratic, and emotional behavior. Cluster C disorders are characterized by anxious, fearful, and inhibited behavior.

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