International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Psychology Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017

Disorder of Adult Personality - A Case Report

Gayatri Bhatia [3] | Jyoti Shetty [10] | Sunita Rupavataram Ramam | Nilesh Naphade [5] | Manjiri Datar

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

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