The mental health experts at Alta Loma have experience with a number of personality disorders and can help residents effectively manage their symptoms. We can also help those with a co-occurring disorder or a dual diagnosis that includes autism spectrum disorders, which often appear alongside other mental health issues. A few commonly-known personality disorders that we can treat include the following, but this isn’t exhaustive.
Cluster A Personality Disorder
Paranoid Personality Disorder
Characterized by feelings of suspicion, paranoia or distrust of others; can interfere with the ability to form healthy relationships and lead to conflicts or jealous behavior.
Schizoid Personality Disorder
Schizoid personality disorder can cause a lack of interest in other people. A person who has the disorder may not seek intimacy or want to form close relationships. They may be inward-looking and become absorbed in a rich imaginative or fantasy life.
Cluster B Personality Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
Characterized by severe emotional instability, a distorted or volatile self-image and impulsive behavior; often causes stormy relationships with others. They have difficulty maintaining stable relationships.
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Characterized by an inflated self-image and illusion of superiority; often leads to entitlement and an excessive need for praise and admiration.
Antisocial Personality Disorder
Characterized by a lack of empathy or concern for others and manipulative behavior; individuals often struggle to feel guilt or remorse.
Histrionic Personality Disorder
Characterized by a desire to be noticed and a sense of self-esteem that depends on others; often leads to dramatic or provocative behavior.
Cluster C Personality Disorder
Avoidant Personality Disorder
Characterized by feelings of social inhibition or isolation and extreme shyness; individuals will often avoid social situations due to a fear of criticism or rejection.
Dependent Personality Disorder
Characterized by dependence on others to meet emotional or physical needs; individuals often avoid being alone and doubt their own abilities, seeking constant reassurance.