Personality Disorders: Borderline, Histrionic, Narcissistic, Schizoid & Antisocial


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Last week Tara thought that her friend Alex was the greatest person alive. She praised Alex and constantly told her how happy she was to have Alex for a friend. Strangely, though nothing took place to change their relationship, this week Tara thinks that Alex is worthless and a horrible human being. It sounds like Tara may have:

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1. Why might you suspect a class clown with few close friends of having histrionic personality disorder?

2. Janet has very little regard for others, but a high regard for herself. This sounds like:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several types of personalities that can be categorized as a psychological disorder. Determine how much you know about the different types of disorders with this quiz/worksheet combo. The quiz will ask you to identify the type of disorder where a person is socially withdrawn with an active internal fantasy world and the type who were formerly labeled as psychopaths.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools test your ability to identify the disorder associate with each of the following examples:

  • Anakin Sykwalker's fluctuating between good and evil
  • The class clown who has a few close friends
  • Someone with little regard for others, but loves himself

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about different types of personality disorders
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to analyze examples of personalities and determine the type of disorder presented
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the type of person who has a willingness to steal, lie, and cheat
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about Anakin Skywalker's personality

Additional Learning

To study these types of psychological disorders, review the lesson, Personality Disorders. The following objectives are covered by this lesson:

  • Identify which disorder involves violence against animals during childhood
  • Explore the disorders through a super hero analogy
  • Recognize the type where the person attempts to one-up others
  • Understand the fixations of each disorder