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AVOIDANT PERSONALITY DISORDER [1 record]

Record 1 2018-01-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Neuroses
  • Clinical Psychology
DEF

[A personality disorder characterized by] a pervasive pattern of social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and hypersensitivity to negative evaluation that begins by early adulthood and is present in a variety of contexts.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Névroses
  • Psychologie clinique
DEF

[Trouble de la personnalité caractérisé par] un mode général d'inhibition sociale, de sentiment de ne pas être à la hauteur et d'hypersensibilité au jugement négatif d'autrui qui apparaît au début de l'âge adulte et est présent dans des contextes divers.

Spanish

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