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What does AvPD stand for?

AvPD stands for Avoidant Personality Disorder (psychology)

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All participants have comorbid Axis-I and Axis-Ii conditions, while more than one-half (54%) of the sample qualify for a mixed personality diagnosis, with the others satisfying clinical criteria in relatively equal percentages for Borderline, Antisocial, Narcissistic, Dependent, and Avoidant Personality Disorders respectively.
DSM-IV PERSONALITY DISORDERS Cluster A Paranoid personality disorder Odd and eccentric) Schizoid personality disorder Cluster B Histrionic personality disorder (Flamboyant) Narcissistic personality disorder Antisocial personality disorder Borderline personality disorder Cluster C Avoidant personality disorder (Anxious avoidant) Dependant personality disorder Obsessive-Compulsive personality disorder TABLE 2A.
It became evident that the patient suffered from a severe avoidant personality disorder that contributed to her inability to seek care and support in appropriate ways.
West, who suffers from avoidant personality disorder, agoraphobia and panic attacks was allowed to remain on bail as Lord Hodge deferred sentence until next month for further medical reports.