cluster B personality

cluster B personality

A narcissistic, histrionic, changeable personality that over-reacts to external circumstances, suffers frequent frustration, is often unhappy, angry and resentful and inclined to blame others for the unhappiness. People with cluster B personality often seek psychotherapy but seldom derive permanent benefit from it.
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com)-- This week, a mother in New Orleans took matters into her own hands in an effort to educate Family Court Judges on Cluster B personality disorders (antisocial, narcissistic and borderline personality).
I almost couldn't believe it when she reached out to me and stated that she wanted to pay for a billboard to help educate her local judges on Cluster B personality disorders.
The effects of DSM-IV cluster B personality disorder symptoms on the termination and continuation of psychotherapy.
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