personality disorder

(noun) “[A] disorder that causes people to behave in ways that are seen as abnormal to society but seem normal to them” (OpenStax College 2012).

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  • Plural: personality disorders

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References

OpenStax College. 2012. Health in the United States. Connexions, May 18, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42931/1.2/).