Personality Disorder In Mean Girls And The Plastics

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The movie Mean Girls is about this new girl Cady Heron who becomes friends with The Plastics. Cady befriends this group of clique as a way to spy on them with the help of her friends Damian and Janis. In the Plastics Regina George can be seen as the Alpha of the group, Gretchen Wieners can be seen as an insecure person and Karen Smith was portrayed as an airhead. In the movie Cady begins to have a crush on Regina’s-ex boyfriend, Aaron Samuels, Regina finding out about this Kisses Aaron Samuels and become his girlfriend again purposely hurting Cady. Throughout the movie Regina can be seen doing mean things or saying mean things to other. According to the DSM-5 Histrionic Personality Disorder is categorized as a pervasive pattern of excessive emotionally and attention seeking, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts.
• In the movie Regina George, is a Junior at high school
• In the movie is clear that she likes to be the center of the attention she likes the fact that people admire her and are afraid of her.
• She Is uncomfortable in situations in which she is not the center of attention. For instance, ever since Cady came to school she was seen as threat and tries everything to gain the attention back
• For instance, the relationship she has with her parents. Her mother seems like she’s trying to be her friend and be part of the plastics instead of being a mother figure.
• Regina force her parents to give up their master bedroom and later it

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