Application Scenario 2
Usually people have a positive first impression of Trevor. He is attractive, well dressed and charming. But, people who know Trevor well know otherwise. When Trevor was 14, he was caught many times vandalizing property, bullying other boys, and arrested twice for shoplifting. He always thought that people were making a bigger deal out of his behavior than was necessary. Now as an adult with a family, he has been unable to keep a job for more than a few months. His wife keeps the finances as she knows that he is irresponsible with money.
Write a summary outlining the personality disorder with which Trevor is most likely to be diagnosed?
- Define the specific personality disorder, including characteristics of the disorder (10 points)
- Use details from the scenario to support your answer (10 points)
- Grammar, spelling and development of the idea (5 points)