Stability and support are the keys to good treatment with someone who suffers from schizoid personality disorder.
Care should be taken not to "smother" the person with schizoid personality disorder and be able to tolerate possible "acting-out" behaviors.
A non-intrusive support group can alleviate feelings of solitude, and fears of social interactions and close relationships.
Social consequences of serious mental disorders—family disruption, loss of employment and housing—are sometimes calamitous.
The word personality describes deeply ingrained behavior patterns and the way individuals perceive, relate to, and think about themselves and the world.
Personality traits are enduring patterns of perceiving, relating to, and thinking about the environment and oneself that are exhibited in a wide range of social and personal contexts.
Cognitive-restructuring may be proper to address certain types of clear, irrational thoughts that are negatively influencing the patient's behaviors.
This therapeutic plan should be clearly defined at the onset of treatment.