aggressive personality

  • 1 passive-aggressive personality — /pas iv euh gres iv/, Psychiatry. a personality disorder characterized by aggressive behavior expressed in passive ways, as procrastination, stubbornness, or pouting. * * * …

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  • 2 passive-aggressive personality — /pas iv euh gres iv/, Psychiatry. a personality disorder characterized by aggressive behavior expressed in passive ways, as procrastination, stubbornness, or pouting …

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  • 3 passive-aggressive personality disorder — a personality disorder characterized by an indirect resistance to demands for adequate social and occupational performance, such as by obstructionism, procrastination, or forgetfulness, and by negative, defeatist attitudes …

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  • 4 Пассивно-агрессивная личность (passive-aggressive personality) — DSM IV подчеркивает в качестве главной характеристики П. а. л. сопротивление требованиям других к надлежащему поведению. Лица с этим расстройством своим поведением выражают форму скрытой агрессии, проявляющейся в промедлении, упрямстве,… …

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  • 5 Personality disorder — Classification and external resources ICD 10 F60 ICD 9 301.9 …

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  • 6 Personality disorder not otherwise specified — Personality disorder, unspecified Classification and external resources ICD 10 F60.9 ICD 9 301.9 …

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  • 7 Personality Disorders —    Even though upsetting behavior is as old as the human condition, systematic attention to disorders of the personality appears relatively late in the development of psychiatry. On the whole, the asylum generation of psychiatrists had little to… …

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  • 8 personality disorder — Psychiatry. any of a group of mental disorders characterized by deeply ingrained maladaptive patterns of behavior and personality style, which are usually recognizable as early as adolescence and are often lifelong in duration. [1935 40] * * *… …

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  • 9 aggressive — /əˈgrɛsɪv / (say uh gresiv) adjective 1. tending to aggress; making the first attack. 2. characterised by or prone to aggression: an aggressive personality. 3. (of a weed or pest) spreading quickly. 4. energetic; vigorous. 5. (of a disease such… …

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  • 10 Personality psychology — studies personality based on theories of individual differences. One emphasis in this area is to construct a coherent picture of a person and his or her major psychological processes (Bradberry, 2007). Another emphasis views personality as the… …

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  • 11 Aggressive driving — is a form of automobile operation in which an operator will deliberately behave with contempt towards other drivers and drive in such a manner as to increase the risk of an automobile accident.Unlike drunk driving, aggressive driving is not… …

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  • 12 aggressive — [ə gres′iv] adj. 1. aggressing or inclined to aggress; starting fights or quarrels 2. ready or willing to take issue or engage in direct action; militant 3. full of enterprise and initiative; bold and active; pushing 4. Psychiatry of or involving …

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  • 13 personality — /perr seuh nal i tee/, n., pl. personalities. 1. the visible aspect of one s character as it impresses others: He has a pleasing personality. 2. a person as an embodiment of a collection of qualities: He is a curious personality. 3. Psychol. a.… …

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  • 14 personality assessment — ▪ psychology Introduction       the measurement of personal characteristics. Assessment is an end result of gathering information intended to advance psychological theory and research and to increase the probability that wise decisions will be… …

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  • 15 personality — 1. The unique self; the organized system of attitudes and behavioral predispositions by which one feels, thinks, acts, and impresses and establishes relationships with others. 2. An individual with a particular p. pattern. affective p. a chronic… …

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  • 16 aggressive — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Energetic and forceful] Syn. assertive, forward, pushing, enterprising, forceful, domineering, self assertive, outspoken, bold, energetic, vigorous, dynamic, driving, determined, competitive, activist, proactive, pushy* …

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  • 17 Passive–aggressive behavior — This article is about the personality disorder. For The Radio Dept. album, see Passive Aggressive: Singles 2002–2010. Passive–aggressive personality disorder Classification and external resources ICD 10 F60.8 ICD 9 …

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  • 18 Passive-aggressive behavior — refers to passive, sometimes resistance to following authoritative instructions in interpersonal or occupational situations. It can manifest itself as learned helplessness, procrastination, stubbornness, resentment, , or deliberate/repeated… …

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  • 19 Dependent personality disorder — Classification and external resources ICD 10 F60.7 ICD 9 301.6 …

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  • 20 Trouble de la personnalité passive-aggressive — Comportement passif agressif L expression passif agressif peut s appliquer à une attitude en particulier ou une personnalité en général. Elle désigne un comportement passif d obstructionnisme ou de résistance ou d évitement dans les relations… …

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