Personality disorders are mental health conditions characterised by enduring patterns of behaviour, cognition, and inner experience.
Paranoia is a state of mind characterised by irrational suspicions and mistrust of others.
While we have started to talk more about mental health, we often do not focus on borderline personality disorder.
I have been a consumer of mental health services for a litany of diagnoses, including but not limited to narcissistic personality disorder (NPD).
In Greek mythology, Narcissus was a man who fell in love with his reflection in a pool of water.
I have a profound fascination with attention-seeking behaviours.
Paranoid Personality Disorder (PPD) is under the category of Personality Disorders under DSM-5.
- Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy
A thorough clinical assessment is necessary, which involves evaluating the behaviour and functioning patterns.
Let’s start by saying that I self-harm; I self-harm regularly in a way that society tends to approve of.