DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for avoidant personality disorder

Avoidant personality disorder [DOID:1509]

Avoidant personality disorder (or anxious personality disorder) is a personality disorder recognized in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders handbook in a person characterized by a pervasive pattern of social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, extreme sensitivity to negative evaluation, and avoidance of social interaction.

Synonyms:  avoidant personality disorder,  DOID:1509,  avoidant personality disease,  avoidant personality syndrome,  anxious personality disorder ...