Sura Sanem Köse1, Oytun Erbaş1,2

1Institute of Experimental Medicine, Gebze-Kocaeli, Turkey
2Department of Physiology, Medical Faculty of Demiroğlu Bilim University, Istanbul, Turkey

Keywords: Diagnosis, personality disorder, treatment


Symptoms such as personality disorder, adaptation to the environment, functionality problems, and tension-anxiety can be observed. It is a set of physical, intellectual, and mental characteristics defined as thinking, functioning, and behavioral disorders. It is also defined as a mental problem based on the observation of long-term adaptation problems and strict tendencies. A wide range of factors from genetics to environment plays a role in the development of personality disorders. Although personality disorders have been studied extensively in recent years, the main causes and treatments have not been clearly understood, yet. In this review, we discuss symptoms of personality disorders together with biological- environmental causes and treatments.

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