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Avoidant Personality Disorder

It is characterized by continuous avoidance of both social situations and close interpersonal relationships due to a fear of rejection by others. Be easily hurt by criticism or disapproval; Hold back too much in intimate relationships; Be reluctant to become involved with people; Avoid activities or occupations that involve contact with others; Be shy in social situations out of fear of doing the wrong thing.

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  Avoidant Personality Disorder -  Online Diagnosis - From the National Medical Society. 4/5

  Avoidant Personality Disorder - There is a good likelihood that AvPD is the extreme form of Social Phobia. If you have APD you will recognize many of the characteristics of Social Phobia/Social Anxiety in yourself. 3/5
  Avoidant Personality Disorder: A Defense Against the Social Anxiety Attacks - In Avoidant Personality Disorder, the person maintains a systematic avoidance of social contacts and any situation which might result in embarrassment or anxiety. Even with people who are close, he or she avoids a more intimate involvement. An Article by Ruy Miranda. Not Rated
  Avoidant Personality Disorder - The essential feature of the avoidant personality disorder is a pervasive pattern of social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and hypersensitivity to negative evaluation (DSM-IV, 1994, p. 662). 3/5
  BehaveNet® Clinical Capsule™: Avoidant Personality Disorder - IIndividuals with this Cluster C personality disorder are socially inhibited, usually feel inadequate and are overly sensitive. 3/5
  Diagnostic Tests for Avoidant Personality Disorder - MDWeb. 3/5
  Personal Summary Of WWW Information About Avoidant Personality Disorder -Unfinished Self Discovery Research Project 3/5
  What is Avoidant Personality Disorder? - The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders lists a number of mental disorders that affect today's population. Included in this list is a mental disorder that maybe less well known than many others but is no less important or concerning. This diagnosis is referred to as avoidant personality disorder and is many times compared to social phobia. An Article by Martin Godden. Not Rated
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