High Functioning Avoidant Personality Disorder

Avoidant personality disorder (AvPD), also known as anxious personality disorder, social anxiety disorder, or social phobia. A mental health condition characterized by extreme fear, self-consciousness and sensitivity to negative evaluation. while forming close relationships with other people (DSM-5, 2013).Individuals with AVPD have a profound sense of inadequacy, social inhibition, hypersensitivity to rejection, and lack of enjoyment in social activities. They avoid social situations due to intense fear of ridicule, embarrassment, humiliation or embarrassment.

Signs And Symptoms Of Avoidant Personality Disorder