Personality clusters types

There are three clusters of personality disorders are Type A ODD, otherwise known as eccentric disorders; Type B dramatic, emotional, or Type Type C erratic disorders; and anxious or fearful disorders.

The eccentric

Type A (ODD), otherwise known as the eccentric personality – within each type are sub-subcategories. Someone with a type-A personality may fall into one or more categories.

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The drama queen

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Type B -Erratic, Dramatic. It should once again be noted that personality disorder types are clustered therefor you can more of just one the traits associated with the spectrum.

Based on Blair Waldorf’s character analysis, she would most likely fall under Histrionic Personality Disorder and Narcissistic Personality Disorder. However, It’s unlikely she would classified as bipolar or antisocial

The Psychopath/ sociopath

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A sociopath like a joker would also be categorized as a cluster b personality type due to his erotomanic delusions, disorganized thinking, and anti-social behavior. Studies hypothesized positive associations between psychopathy and other personality disorders within cluster B, that being, narcissistic, antisocial, histrionic, and borderline personality disorder, all of which he exhibits.

In other words, his a cocktail of overlapping co-morbid disorders. In fact, it’s also plausible to argue his sociopathic tendencies may be a result of his condition. The films noted that he suffers from Pseudobulbar affect (PBA), which is a condition characterized by episodes of sudden uncontrollable and inappropriate laughing. Pseudobulbar affect typically occurs in people with certain neurological conditions or injuries, which might affect the way the brain controls emotion.

We could further argue he falls into cluster B due to nature vs. nature factors. His genetic condition, accompanied by growing up in social isolation, played a vital role in shaping his personality.

The obsessive germaphobe

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Type C – Fearful, Anxious

Displays unpredictable behaviors and react dramatically to seemingly mundane events.

Mental illness is a leading cause of disability. Untreated mental illness can cause severe emotional, behavioral and physical health problems. Complications sometimes linked to mental illness include: Unhappiness and decreased enjoyment of life.

If you think you or someone you know suffers from a mental condition contact your local helpline and speak to a health professional.

This article is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice: diagnoses or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or a qualified health care provider with questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking treatment because of something you read on the internet.

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