Personality Disorders

OCPD vs. OCD

OCPD vs. OCD

Although the terms are often used interchangeably, OCPD and OCD are two dramatically different mental health conditions. OCPD is a personality disorder characterized by rigid adherence to rules and order. OCD is an anxiety disorder defined by the desire to suppress or...

Schizoid Vs. Schizotypal

Schizoid Vs. Schizotypal

Schizoid personality disorder and schizotypal personality disorder both impact social relationships, self-esteem, and overall functioning. While some people may use the terms interchangeably, they are very different. What is a Personality Disorder? Personality...

Can a Narcissist Change?

Can a Narcissist Change?

Can a Narcissist Change? Although it is possible for a narcissist to change, the likeliness of that happening is low. A true narcissist is unlikely to become an empathic and selfless individual.  However, if a narcissist believes their behavior is harmful to others...

3 Strengths of an Introvert

3 Strengths of an Introvert

Strengths of an Introvert Do introverts or an extroverts experience more happiness? Due to societal pressures and norms, many would assume that extroverts experience a higher quality of life. In fact, studies from 2008 indicate that extroverts (those who are outgoing,...