Avoidant Personality Disorder

The good news is that most individuals who have this personality disorder are aware of their condition, and have a strong urge to treat it immediately. This sense of urgency ensures a high success rate during treatment - Straight Talk

Avoidant Personality Disorder
Avoidant Personality Disorder

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While there’s nothing wrong with enjoying solitary activities and independence away from a group setting, there is a fine line between introversion and avoidance. So, how do you know if you are just an introverted, low-key individual or are suffering from an Avoidant Personality Disorder?

Avoidant Personality Disorder

Marked by feelings of nervousness and fear, people with avoidant personality disorder have poor self.

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Avoidant personality disorder is a chronic and pervasive maladaptive behavioral pattern. The onset is insidious and affects all aspects of the individual's life.

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