Understanding the impact of various personality disorders (PDs) on relationship dynamics, communication patterns, and social interactions


  • Ishani Dhingra ishanidhingra08@gmail.com




Personality Disorders, Relationship Dynamics, Communication Patterns, Social Interactions, Borderline Personality Disorder, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Antisocial Personality Disorder, Dependent Personality Disorder, Interpersonal Relationships, Emotional Dysregulation, Conflict Resolution, Attachment Styles, Empathy Deficits, Social Anxiety, Interpersonal Conflict, Behavioral Patterns, Cognitive Distortions, Mental Health, Therapy and Treatment, Psychosocial Impact


Personality disorders (PDs) are characterized by enduring patterns of maladaptive behavior, cognition, and inner experience that deviate markedly from the expectations of an individual's culture. These disorders not only affect an individual's intrapersonal functioning but also have profound implications for their interpersonal relationships. This research paper explores the complex relationship between personality disorders and interpersonal relationships, examining the impact of various PDs on relationship dynamics, communication patterns, and social interactions. Drawing upon empirical research and theoretical frameworks from psychology and psychiatry, this paper aims to enhance understanding of how personality disorders influence the quality and stability of interpersonal relationships, as well as the mechanisms underlying these associations. The implications for clinical practice, interventions, and future research directions are also discussed.


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DOI: 10.36676/girt.v12.i1.02
Published: 30-05-2024

How to Cite

Ishani Dhingra. (2024). Understanding the impact of various personality disorders (PDs) on relationship dynamics, communication patterns, and social interactions. Global International Research Thoughts, 12(1), 7–21. https://doi.org/10.36676/girt.v12.i1.02



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