Contact Hours: 4

Instructor: Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD,

Objectives:
Define personality disorders
Identify the basic characteristics of personality disorders
Explore the characteristics of the "Addicted Person"
Compare and contrast common symptoms of personality disorders with the "addicted person" and their functions
For each personality disorder explore the following: The behaviors, the benefits to the behaviors, the origins of the behaviors, effects of the behaviors on others and potential interventions