Patrick's Cluster A Case Study

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I think Patrick fits into Cluster A which includes people who often appear odd or eccentric because he seems to be suffering from schizoid personality disorder. His behavior of not interacting with other people very often and not showing a range of emotions are symptoms of schizoid personality disorder. I also think that social anxiety disorder would also very closely relate to Patrick because of his behavior of not interacting with people. Since we don’t know why he doesn’t like to interact with people we can for sure tell if he is suffering from social anxiety disorder or not. After interacting with someone like Patrick, you would feel negative because according to Oltmanns and Emery (2014) p. 239 “people like him like to be loners; they
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