Classifying Personality Disorders of KYKO Personality Profile Series

Socio-centric/Sociable Personality Disorder Personality disorder forms a class of mental disorders that can cause serious problems and impairment of functioning for the individual. It can cause significant distress and serious problems in personal, occupational and social situations. Personality disorder is often marked by a persistent and rigid pattern of distorted thoughts and behaviors that deviates from the social norms and expectations particularly when relating to others. Individual with personal disorder often find difficulties in controlling one’s thinking processes, feelings and desires causing interpersonal disruptions in human relationship. The purpose of this article is an attempt to classify personality disorder under the five dimensional model of KYKO personality profile. High Socio-centric Dimension High Socio-centric/Sociable Personality is characterized by a high need for love, care, comradeship, attachment and social interaction. Below is a list of characteristics of High Socio-centric/Sociable Personality Disorder. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Marked by excessive emotionality. Possesses an excessive need to be taken care of. Have feelings of helplessness when alone. Preoccupied with fears of being abandoned. Hypersensitivity to the judgment and criticism of others. Extreme devastation when close relationships end Possesses an excessive need to be loved and taken care of Dramatize emotional displays or outbursts to seek attention

Classifying Personality Disorders of KYKO Personality Profile Series

Low Socio-centric Dimension Low Socio-centric/Asocial Personality is characterized by a low need for love, care, comradeship, attachment and social interaction. Below is a list of characteristics for Low Socio-centric/Asocial personality disorder: 1. Cold, uninterested, withdrawn, and aloof. 2. Lack of empathy 3. Insensitive to others’ needs and feelings 4. Feel uncomfortable in parties and crowded places 5. Avoid interpersonal reactions and relationships 6. Shun away from social activities and functions 7. Find difficulty in establishing relationship and making friends 8. Detachment from other people. 9. Little or no desire to form close relationships with others. 10. Isolated life-style without overt longing for others 11. Indifference to social relationships 12. Rejects relationship and situations that gives one’s pleasures. 13. Rejects help and support from others

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