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Personality Disorders in Medical Conditions

Now a days, there is growing interest in the relationship between medical conditions and personality traits. Similar to psychiatric disturbances, personality disorders can negatively affect  in patients with medical illnesses.Personality dsorders were found to be associated with poor level  in asthma patients. Patients with several medical illnesses such as fibromyalgia, chronic urticaria, systemic lupus erythemtosus, and asthma have approximately 3-fold higher prevalence rate of personality disorders, especially types of obsessive-compulsive and avoidant. The data on the effects of personality disorders on prognosis of medical diseases are very inadequate, although there are some studies with respect to personality traits.

 

Citation: Uguz F (2014) Personality Disorders in General Medical Conditions. J Clin Case Rep 4:e129.

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