Personality disorder Personality disorders PD are a class of mental disorders characterized by enduring maladaptive patterns of behavior, cognition, and inner experience, exhibited across many contexts and deviating from those accepted by the individual s culture These patterns develop early, are inflexible, and are associated with significant distress or disability The definitions may vary somewhat, according Moderate Definition of Moderate by Merriam Webster Adjective Her doctor recommended moderate exercise There were moderate levels of chemicals in the lake drinking moderate amounts of coffee Most of these medicines relieve mild to moderate pain a family of moderate income a book of moderate length The group met with only moderate success a writer of moderate talent The hotel offers comfortable rooms at moderate prices. Antisocial personality disorder Antisocial personality disorder is defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM Dissocial personality disorder DPD , a similar or equivalent concept, is defined in the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems ICD , which includes antisocial personality disorder in the diagnosis Both manuals provide similar criteria for Obsessive compulsive personality disorder Obsessive compulsive personality disorder OCPD is a personality disorder characterized by a general pattern of concern with orderliness, perfectionism, excessive attention to details, mental and interpersonal control, and a need for control over one s environment, at the expense of flexibility, openness to experience, and efficiency Workaholism and miserliness are also seen often in those NPC Library Noise Effects Handbook THE NATIONAL NOISE PROBLEM Since , the Department of Housing and Urban Development HUD has conducted an Annual Housing Survey for the Census Bureau in which noise has been consistently ranked as a leading cause of neighborhood dissatisfaction In fact, nearly one half of the respondents each year have felt that noise was a major neighborhood problem see Figure . Main Psychopathy Reference List This reference list was compiled by Robert Hare for personal use Most, but not all, of the articles listed on these pages discuss or evaluate the PCL R, the PCL SV, the PCL YV, and other Hare Scales.Links to available abstracts, and when available, links to the full text on the Journal web sites are provided search for full text on the page below. Decrease of Deaf Potential personality research Peer Commentary The Social Environment of a Hearing Family and Its Impact on Deaf Children Tiffany L Panko Rochester Institute of Technology The environment children grow up in is a major influence on their personality and how they interact with and are perceived by others. Burnout Psychology Today Burnout is not a simple result of long hours The cynicism, depression, and lethargy of burnout can occur when you re not in control of how you carry out your job, when you re working toward goals Stress in Infancy The Natural Child Project What causes stress during infancy Laboratory and psychology research on animal and human infants gives us many clues. Bandura Self Efficacy References Aas, H Klepp, K Laberg, J C Aaro, L E Predicting adolescents intentions to drink alcohol Outcome expectancies and self efficacy.