Social Problem Solving, Personality Disorder, and Substance Abuse [chapter]

Laura E. Dreer, Warren T. Jackson, Timothy R. Elliott
Social Problem Solving and Offending  
Aim of the study: The aim of this research is to study social problem solving profile among individuals with personality disorders. Design: This study is exploratory & correlative study that identifies social problem solving profile of people with personality disorders Setting: This study was conducted at governmental psychiatric outpatient clinics in Riyadh city. Subjects: The Total numbers of participants was 150 individuals. All the subjects enrolled at psychiatric outpatient clinics who had
more » ... personality disorders were subjected for the study & selected during the time of data collection. Result of this study concluded that the majority of personality disorders type among the study subjects was obsessive compulsive personality. However the Negative Problem Orientation (NPO) domain had the highest median & mean score, whereas the domains of Positive Problem Orientation (PPO) had the lowest median & mean score among study population.Researcher recommend develop a programs and ongoing courses for nurses working with personality disorder clients.
doi:10.1002/9780470713488.ch4 fatcat:r3s5otvx3zglndvpqbufcnexea