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self-defeating personality disorder

Italian translation: Disturbo della personalità a carattere autolesionista

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English term or phrase:self-defeating personality disorder
Italian translation:Disturbo della personalità a carattere autolesionista
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02:57 Oct 17, 2000
English to Italian translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: self-defeating personality disorder
The nature of sado-masochism is decided by experts... but this psychoanalytic concept ... has been taken out of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (American Psychiatric Association) ... and reappeared under the guise of 'self-defeating personality disorder'.

Tra tutti i disturbi di personalità non mi è ben chiaro a quale categoria appartenga questo.
Grazie mille
xxxnronzini
Local time: 23:38
DISTURBO DELLA PERSONALITA' A CARATTERE AUTOLESIONISTA
Explanation:
"Self-defeating" è autolesionismo
mentre personality disorder è disturbo della personalità.
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koala
Japan
Local time: 08:38
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Grazie Koala, era proprio il termine medico che cercavo.
Buon lavoro
Nicoletta
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naautolesionismo o masochismo
Laura Gentili
naDISTURBO DELLA PERSONALITA' A CARATTERE AUTOLESIONISTA
koala


  

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5 mins
DISTURBO DELLA PERSONALITA' A CARATTERE AUTOLESIONISTA


Explanation:
"Self-defeating" è autolesionismo
mentre personality disorder è disturbo della personalità.



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koala
Japan
Local time: 08:38
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 117
Grading comment
Grazie Koala, era proprio il termine medico che cercavo.
Buon lavoro
Nicoletta
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12 mins
autolesionismo o masochismo


Explanation:
Autolesionismo oppure proprio "masochismo", secondo la definizione che segue:

Masochistic (Self-defeating) Personality Disorder

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition, Revised, for research purposes, described Self-defeating Personality Disorder as a pervasive pattern of self-defeating behavior, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts. The person may often avoid or undermine pleasurable experiences, be drawn to situations or relationships in which he or she will suffer, and prevent others from helping him or her, as indicated by at least five of the following:

chooses people and situations that lead to disappointment, failure, or mistreatment even when better options are clearly available;

rejects or renders ineffective the attempts of others to help him of her;

following positive personal events (e.g., new achievement), responds with depression, guilt, or a behavior that produces pain ( e.g., an accident);

incites angry or rejecting responses from others and then feels hurt, defeated, or humiliated (e.g., makes fun of spouse in public, provoking an angry retort, then feels devastated);

rejects opportunities for pleasure, or is reluctant to acknowledge enjoying himself or herself (despite having adequate social skills and the capacity for pleasure);

fails to accomplish tasks crucial to his or her personal objectives despite demonstrated ability to do so, e.g., helps fellow students write papers , but is unable to write his or her own;

is uninterested in or rejects people who consistently treat him or her well, e.g., is unattracted to caring sexual partners;

engages in excessive self-sacrifice that is unsolicited by the intended recipients of the sacrifice;
The behaviors do not occur exclusively in response to, or in anticipation of , being physically, sexually, or psychologically abused.

The behaviors do not occur only when the person is depressed.




Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 00:38
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 4999

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