Friday , October 23 2020

Avoidant Personality Disorder.. What is it?

Avoidant personality disorder also abbreviated as AVPD is a type of personality disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fifth Edition) (DSM-V). This disorder is characterized by patterns of social withdrawal, inadequacy, and fear of criticism. We made this video to shed some light on the surface of this personality disorder.

Also, we’ve previously made a video on the signs someone has an Avoidant Attachment Style if you want to check that out:

Disclaimer: Do not use this video to self diagnose!

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#psych2go #avoidant #avpd

Writer: Monica Taing
Script Editor: Isadora Ho
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
VO: Amanda Silvera
Animator: Deanca Rensyta Mihardja
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong


American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (DSM-5®). American Psychiatric Pub.

Robitz, R. (2018, November). What are Personality Disorders? Retrieved June 06, 2020, from


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