PERSONALITY BREAKDOWN

a disintegration of character anatomy and defenses which results in regressive and maladaptive behavior.

PERSONALITY BREAKDOWN: "The patient's experience of personality breakdown has left her hostile and rather vulnerable to outside influence right now."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PERSONALITY BREAKDOWN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/personality-breakdown/ (accessed March 27, 2020).
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