The Basics of Personality Disorders

by

Jan Van Dijk

164 p., 2009

ISBN-13/ EAN: 9789380297040 (Paperback}
ISBN-10: 9380297041 (Paperback)

INR 399.00

LC Subject heading:-

1. Personality disorders.

Bisac Subject: SEL031000/SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / General

About the Book:-

Personality disorders are conditions in which a person struggles to deal with other people and acts in a manner that is inflexible and not well-suited to coping with the demands and changes of life. They typically begin during adolescence or early adulthood, remain stable over time and create distress or impairment in a person’s life.

This book deals with all the major types of personality disorders-paranoid, schizoid, schizotypal, antisocial, borderline,  histrionic, narcissistic, avoidant, dependent and obsessive compulsive-with special focus on their causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis methods and treatment options. It also presents a detailed account of agoraphobia, anxiety disorders, panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, separation anxiety and suicide basics as well as its prevention.

About the Author:-

Jan Van Dijk, a trained behavioral scientist, has been working in the fields of human functioning for over a decade. He writes regularly for several newspapers and research journals on human behavior and personality development. Also, he has a book to his credit namely Curing Sleep Disorders and Stress problems. He lives in Georgia with his wife and a daughter.

Contents:-

Discipline-Based Parenting — How Parents and Children Can Function as a Successful Team — Punishment-Based Parenting — Behaviour Change in Kids — Intimacy and Ability in Kids — The Art of Parenting — Moral Value for Our Kids — Childish Mistakes — Protecting Children from  Abuse and Neglect — The Fight against Child Abuse — The Discovery of Child Abuse — How We Treat Children! — Teaching Children Money Management — Feeding Picky Children — Backyard Safety for Kids — Sleep Deprivation in Children — Kids Learn Better with a Song in Their Hearts — No Child Left Behind — Should You Help Your Child with Writing? — Helping Your Child Succeed in School — Helping Your Child with Homework — Steps You Can Take to Improve Your Children’s Education

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