Level of Personality Functional Scale

General Criteria for Personality Disorder:

The essential features of a personality disorder are:

A. Moderate or greater impairment in personality (self/interpersonal) functioning.
B. One or more pathological personality traits.
C. The impairments in personality functioning and the individual’s personality trait expression
are relatively inflexible and pervasive across a broad range of personal
and social situations.
D. The impairments in personality functioning and the individual’s personality trait expression
are relatively stable across time, with onsets that can be traced back to
at least adolescence or early adulthood.
E. The impairments in personality functioning and the individual’s personality trait expression
are not better explained by another mental disorder.
F. The impairments in personality functioning and the individual’s personality trait expression
are not solely attributable to the physiological effects of a substance or
another medical condition (e.g., severe head trauma).
G. The impairments in personality functioning and the individual’s personality trait expression
are not better understood as normal for an individual’s developmental
stage or sociocultural environment.

 

Regarding the self its related to how you identify yourself and in the context to self direction.

Regarding other relationships in your life its about your capacity to have empathy and intimate connection/bonding.

The level of personality scale categorize the severity levels of personality traits from 0 (Little or no Impairment) to 3 (severe impairment)

Please download each scale as its very interesting to do your own self reflection in relations to the descriptions per category of the self and interpersonal relationships”

 

Click to download Personality-scale-1

Click to download Personality-scale-2

Click to download Personality-scale-3

 

Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Arlington, VA: Author. The basic in-text citation should look like this: (American Psychiatric Association, 2013)