Personality or Characterological Disorders are diagnosed when people experience patterns of behavior, feelings, and thinking that significantly interfere with their life and create problems in personal and social relationships, at work and in school. Although everyone has a unique “personality type,” due to a variety of factors Personality Disorders are problems of relating to self and others in rigid and compulsive ways, despite experiencing aversive consequences. It is not uncommon that Personality Disorders also co-occur with other problems, especially with addictions.
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Dr. Khodik, Psy.D., B.C.B. is credentialed as a National Register Health Services Psychologist. He earned his Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology and his Board Certification in Biofeedback from Widener University’s Institute
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