Motor City Hypnotist – Personality Disorders, Part 2 – Episode 92

Personality Disorders, Part 2 Show Notes In this episode of the Motor City Hypnotist Podcast, we are going to discuss Personality Disorders. What are they? What are the symptoms? Many terms are used incorrectly and we are going to review them. And I’m also going to be giving listeners a FREE HYPNOSIS GUIDE! Stay tuned! INTRODUCTION What is up people? The Motor City Hypnotist Podcast is here in the Podcast Detroit, Detroit Studios. Thank you for joining me on this episode of the Motor City Hypnotist Podcast. I am David Wright and with me is my producer Matt Fox. FIND ME: My Website: My social media links: Facebook: YouTube: Twitter: Instagram: motorcityhypno FREE HYPNOSIS GUIDE Please also subscribe to the show and leave a review. (Stay with me as later in the podcast, I’ll be giving away a free gift to all listeners!) This episode of the Motor City Hypnotist podcast is sponsored by Empower Your Mind For Success, A Hypnotic Guide. This is my new book that should be published within the next couple of months! WINNER OF THE WEEK; 12-year-old Gives Grandpa His Dream of Flying in Spitfire By Sending Heartfelt Notes to Airfields Personality Disorders A personality disorder is a type of mental disorder in which you have a rigid and unhealthy pattern of thinking, functioning and behaving. A person with a personality disorder has trouble perceiving and relating to situations and people. This causes significant problems and limitations in relationships, social activities, work and school. In some cases, you may not realize that you have a personality disorder because your Personality disorders usually begin in the teenage years or early adulthood. Cluster A personality disorders are characterized by odd, eccentric thinking or behavior. Paranoid personality disorder Schizoid personality disorder Schizotypal personality disorder Cluster B personality disorders are characterized by dramatic, overly emotional or unpredictable thinking or behavior. Antisocial personality disorder Borderline personality disorder Histrionic personality disorder Narcissistic personality disorder Cluster C personality disorders are characterized by anxious, fearful thinking or behavior. Avoidant personality disorder Dependent personality disorder Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder is not the same as obsessive-compulsive disorder, a type of anxiety disorder. Risk factors Although the precise cause of personality disorders is not known, certain factors seem to increase the risk of developing or triggering personality disorders, including: • Family history of personality disorders or other mental illness • Abusive, unstable or chaotic family life during childhood • Being diagnosed with childhood conduct disorder • Variations in brain chemistry and structure NEXT EPISODE: Change your thinking, change your life! Laugh hard, run fast, be kind. David R. Wright MA, LPC, CHT The Motor City Hypnotist