Cluster B personality disorders


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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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CLUSTER B PERSONALITY DISORDERS STUDY TYPE COMMENT Soloff Randomized Low dose haloperidol superior et al.
The growing appreciation of the importance of affective instability as a core symptom domain in the cluster B personality disorders has prompted ongoing discussion regarding moving borderline personality disorder and perhaps some of the other cluster B personality disorders out of Axis II for the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual.
Such behaviors can be particularly problematic in patients with cluster B personality disorders, which include borderline, narcissistic, antisocial, and histrionic personality.