They make an excessive effort to be the focus of attention. From their preference for conspicuous colours and designs in their clothing, their seductive behaviour, and their dramatic expressions it can clearly be seen that they wish to be the centre of attention.
If you say to yourself “There is no one in this world I can trust! Everybody is against me. Being exploited is my fate!”, there may be an underlying problem. If events cause a high degree of mistrust in you accompanied by a tendency to be easily offended, and if this has been the case as far back as you can remember, then it is very likely that the problem is a “paranoid personality disorder”.
“Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?”
• What is an obsessive compulsive disorder? • Some types of obsessions and compulsions • How is it diagnosed? • What are the causes of obsessive compulsive disorder? • What are treatment options? • Drugs • Psychotherapy • Recommendations for the patient’s relatives
People suffering from borderline personality disorder feel a great void and are intolerant to being alone. In their interpersonal relationships they shift back and forth between idealization and devaluation of other people, and suffer a turbulent time.