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What is the treatment for avoidant personality disorder?

Therapy 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 their habits affect their lives and can aid in modifying those habits. Some people find that medications are quite helpful, too.

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