Jefferson University Hospitals

Personality Disorders

There are many different types of personality disorders, and the consequences of the behavior can range from mild to dangerous. If you or someone you care about is exhibiting signs of any personality disorder, including paranoia, obsessive-compulsive, narcissism or antisocial or dependent behaviors, seek treatment as soon as possible. These conditions do not go away by themselves and they can be treated effectively, helping you return to a rich and full life.

Jefferson's Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior is staffed with highly trained and experienced mental health professionals who will work hard to help you understand the cause of your disorder and bring relief from symptoms through a combination of talk therapy and medication. If your condition is severe, Jefferson's General Adult Inpatient Unit is a secure psychiatric acute care unit dedicated to the treatment of severe mental illness. Inpatients treated at the Unit present with a wide range of major psychiatric illnesses, including schizophrenia spectrum disorders or affective psychoses, major depressive disorders, substance use disorders, adjustment disorders and personality disorders.

The Unit provides the most secure setting for your treatment, regardless of your degree of psychiatric pathology. The Unit often admits patients seen through the Trauma Injury Prevention and Outreach Program, especially where injuries have been self-inflicted, following an initial period of medical stabilization.

Make an Appointment

Call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (1-800-533-3669) to make an appointment with a Jefferson Health specialist.