Thursday, November 18, 2004

Personality disorders - how much have I improved?

I began looking into personality disorders after reading an article in the NYT about passive-aggressiveness. It sounded a little like me. However, I've found that it doesn't really describe me. Obsessive-compulsive describes me, along with a little Avoidant.

Personality Test Results

Disorder Rating Information
Paranoid: Low
Schizoid: Moderate
Schizotypal: Low
Antisocial: Low
Borderline: Low
Histrionic: Moderate
Narcissistic: High
Avoidant: Moderate
Dependent: Low
Obsessive-Compulsive: High

I don't know about the Histrionic or Narcissistic disorders, but I suspect I've gotten worse on both of them as I've worked out my Avoidant problems.

This is a fairly interesting site on personality