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Case Studies | Psychology Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017
Disorder of Adult Personality - A Case Report
Abstract: This is the case description of an elderly lady with long standing pattern of maladapted behavior and thinking process that showed a sudden change in response to a potential change in her way of life. The patient was treated like an axis-I disorder but showed minimal response to drug therapy. Discussed here are challenges in terms of diagnosis and management of such patients along with the need for research and investigation that builds further understanding of the complex issues in this patient population.
Keywords: elderly, maladaptive, personality, challenges
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017,
Pages: 505 - 510