Promising Therapies For Personality Disorders



A personality disorder is a mental health condition that is characterized by deep-rooted patterns of behavior that manifest during adolescence and persist into adulthood. The different behavioral patterns of individuals with PD are believed to be due to a family history of PD and traumatic events that have occurred during childhood, particularly physical and emotional abuse from others and from parents themselves. They have learned complicated personality disturbances that are difficult to treat.

Among the several types of personality disorders, the most problematic are those in Cluster B, namely: borderline, antisocial, narcissistic, and histrionic. However, therapies utilized for these personality disorders have been continually polished and improved and have shown promising outcomes on controlling their symptoms. There are other types that are more treatable than others, but here we will discuss the most common and effective therapies that have been utilized for Cluster B personality disorders.…