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Related to Cluster B personality disorders: borderline personality disorder, histrionic personality disorder, Cluster C personality disorders, Cluster A personality disorders
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As is clear, almost all published work is limited to Cluster B personality disorders, and the use of antipsychotics, antidepressants, anxiolytics and mood stabilizers have been described.
For instance, Farmer and Nelson-Gray (1995) demonstrated that all Cluster B personality disorders, including BPD, are associated with high behavior approach characteristics (i.
Also, impulse control issues remain prevalent in males with bulimia; this links with Substance Abuse and Cluster B Personality Disorders such as Borderline, Histrionic, and Narcissistic as individuals with these diagnoses also display poor impulse control (American Psychiatric Association, 2000).
And affective instability turns out to be an underappreciated hallmark of the cluster B personality disorders and the impulse-control disorders.
Such behaviors can be particularly problematic in patients with cluster B personality disorders, which include borderline, narcissistic, antisocial, and histrionic personality.