Tuesday, 13 July 2010
09:14:25 AM (GMT)
Personality Disorder Test Results
Paranoid |||||||||||||||||||| 82% /49%
Schizoid |||||||||||||||| 66% /53%
Schizotypal |||||||||||||| 58% /53%
Antisocial |||||||||||||||||| 74% /47%
Borderline |||||||||||||| 58% /47%
Histrionic |||||||||||||||| 62% /43%
Narcissistic |||||||||||| 50% /41%
Avoidant |||||||||||||||| 70% /39%
Dependent |||||||||||| 42% /37%
Obsessive-Compulsive |||||||||| 38% /40%
*scores in gray are the average web score (/)
Test Note: Read the descriptions below to avoid misinterpreting test results (for
example, the Antisocial classification does not mean you are a loner, it means you
tend to be insensitive towards others).
General Note: the validity and reliability of personality disorders are still lacking
in strong statistical evidence and clear agreement in the scientific and medical
Author Note:I don't think Schizoid personality is a valid disorder (read), some of
the smartest people in history were schizoid because they occupied a remote end of
the intelligence bell curve. Schizotypal personality can encompass highly original
thinkers as well as totally insane people so I think it's a flawed type. I think the
remaining eight disorders are generally valid.
-Eccentric Personality Disorders: Paranoid, Schizoid, Schizotypal
Individuals with these disorders often appear odd or peculiar.
Paranoid Personality Disorder - individual generally tends to interpret the actions
of others as threatening.
Schizoid Personality Disorder - individual generally detached from social
relationships, and shows a narrow range of emotional expression in various social
Schizotypal Personality Disorder - individual is uncomfortable in close
relationships, has thought or perceptual distortions, and peculiarities of behavior.
-Dramatic Personality Disorders: Antisocial, Borderline, Histrionic, and
Individuals with these disorders have intense, unstable emotions, distorted
self-perception, and/or behavioral impulsiveness.
Antisocial Personality Disorder - individual shows a pervasive disregard for, and
violation of, the rights of others.
Borderline Personality Disorder - individual shows a generalized pattern of
instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image, and observable emotions, and
Histrionic Personality Disorder - individual often displays excessive emotionality
and attention seeking in various contexts. They tend to overreact to other people,
and are often perceived as shallow and self-centered.
Narcissistic Personality Disorder - individual has a grandiose view of themselves, a
need for admiration, and a lack of empathy that begins by early adulthood and is
present in various situations. These individuals are very demanding in their
-Anxious Personality Disorders: Avoidant, Dependent, Obsessive-Compulsive:
Individuals with these disorders often appear anxious or fearful.
Avoidant Personality Disorder - individual is socially inhibited, feels inadequate,
and is oversensitive to criticism
Dependent Personality Disorder - individual shows an extreme need to be taken care of
that leads to fears of separation, and passive and clinging behavior.
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder - individual is preoccupied with
orderliness, perfectionism, and control at the expense of flexibility, openness, and