What are the treatments for the condition?
Personality disorders are hard to treat. Treatments that focus on increasing social and coping skills tend to be helpful. Medications may be used to reduce anxiety and depression. Family and group psychotherapy may also be helpful.
What are the side effects of the treatments?
All medications can have side effects. The side effects depend on which medications are used.
What happens after treatment for the condition?
People with these disorders often do not follow the treatment plan. No cure is available, so treatment does not stop unless the affected person wants it to.
How is the condition monitored?
These disorders are usually permanent and affected people need to be monitored for life.