Lecture 29 Chapter 17 Personality Disorders goes beyond dislike, dysfunctional, problem in individuals ability to fit in etc; tends to be stable and not episode, reflect long-term characteristics of the person. o difficult to diagnose and to treat (what is the difference between being eccentric and having a personality disorder? Narcissism is a good example of this ambiguity) We will look at three examples of personality disorders: o Psychopathy (Antisocial personality disorder - ASPD). o Borderline personality disorder. o Obsessive-Compulsive personality disorder. The Psychopath - Characteristics of the psychopathic personality (ASPD): o Criminality (failure to conform to social norms and laws).