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histrionic personality disorder

excessive attention-seeking emotions including

inappropriately seductive behavior and an
excessive need for approval.

may appear superficial or exaggerated to others

Features include egocentrism, self-indulgence,

continuous longing for appreciation, and
persistent manipulative behavior to achieve
their own needs.
paranoid personality disorder

Doubt the commitment, loyalty, or

trustworthiness of others, believing others are
using or deceiving them

Read hidden meanings in the innocent remarks or

casual looks of others

Perceive attacks on their character that are not

apparent to others; they generally react with
anger and are quick to retaliate

Have recurrent suspicions, without reason, that

their spouses or lovers are being unfaithful
Adultified Child

A child who prematurely assumed an adult role

and responsibilities within their family networks
before they were emotional and materially

Consequences as an adult: perfectionism, control

freak, fear of competency, confrontation issues,
a habit of doing extra all the time, acceptance
of too much responsibility, anger, feelings of
fraud and anxiety, workaholic
Parentified Child

A child who assumed the role of a quasi-parent to

their sibings

Performed complex chores like looking after younger

siblings, feeding younger siblings, getting younger
siblings ready for school, helping with homework,
giving out medications, and much more. This differs
from teaching a child to manage assigned chores and
tasks, which is healthy for child development. In
this case the child has no choice but to perform the
task because the child is now the surrogate parent.
avoidant personality disorder

displays a pervasive pattern of social inhibition, feelings

of inadequacy and inferiority, extreme sensitivity to
negative evaluation, drastically reduced or absent self
esteem, and avoidance of social interaction despite a
strong desire to be close to others.

fear of being ridiculed, humiliated, rejected, or disliked

Uses fantasy as a form of escapism to interrupt painful


As the name suggests, the main coping mechanism of

those with avoidant personality disorder is avoidance of
feared stimuli