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People with personality disorders have long-standing patterns of thinking and acting that differ from what society considers usual or normal. Their inflexible personality traits can cause great distress and can affect many areas of life, including socially and at work. People with significant personality disorders generally also have a hard time managing their lives and trouble forming healthy relationships.

SOURCE: Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on July 23, 2020

SOURCE: Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on July 23, 2020

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