Cluster B personality disorders


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Related to Cluster B personality disorders: borderline personality disorder, histrionic personality disorder, Cluster C personality disorders, Cluster A personality disorders

Cluster B personality disorders

A grouping of personality disorders sharing traits of attention seeking, highly excitable emotional states, and unpredictable behavior. This group includes antisocial, borderline, narcissistic, and histrionic personality disorders.
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The effects of DSM-IV cluster B personality disorder symptoms on the termination and continuation of psychotherapy.
Most drug treatment studies have been on Cluster B personality disorders, which includes borderline and antisocial.
Persons with Cluster B personality disorders (the erratic-dramatic cluster) were found to score high on the BAS, a combination of Eysenck's neuroticism and extraversion (Eysenck, 1967).