Personality Disorders - A Writer's Resource

Personality Disorders – A Writer’s Resource

Use this post from Writers Write, your one-stop writing resource, to explore personality disorders.

Writers need to know about personality disorders if they are going to write about them. These are only brief definitions of patterns of behaviour. Do lots of research before you give a major character one of these disorders.

Before you call a type of behaviour a disorder, it should cause enduring patterns that deviate from the expectations of society. These are some of the symptoms of a disorder.


Types Of Personality Disorders

Source for information and table

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  1. Personality Disorders – DSM-5 Resource for Writers
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  1. Rachelle Chinnery

    Your source(s)?

  2. Writers Write

    Click on the link where it says: Source for information and table

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