AWARENESS OF THE SELECTED TEACHERS IN BOHOL AND SIQUIJOR PHILIPPINES ON THE DIFFERENT PERSONALITY DISORDERS

Menelo Ciudadano Hongayo, Leticia S. Arcamo, Adriana B. Beltran, Marycel L. Garcia, Fel M. Gervacio

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Abstract: Personality disorders are group of mental health conditions in which a person has a long-term pattern of behaviors, rigid, unhealthy pattern of thinking, emotions, and thoughts that is very different from his or her culture's expectations. This study determined and compared the awareness on the different personality disorders of the chosen teachers in schools of Bohol and Siquijor Philippines. This was conducted last February 2014 and employed a descriptive research design with 27 teachers as respondents. A questionnaire was used in paper-and-pencil instruments in which respondent completes. Results were analyzed and compared using Kruskal-Wallis One-way Analysis of Variance was employed and compared further with Kolmogorov-Smirnov Two Sample Test among groups, and the significance level was set at p< 0.05. The results showed, on the awareness of the different personality disorders that 44% for narcissistic personality disorder, 41% for paranoid personality disorder, 33% for  obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, 30% for schizoid personality disorder, 30% for schizotypal personality disorder, 30% for avoidant paranoid personality disorder, 26% for hitorionic personality disorder, and 19% for antisocial personality disorder. Further, no significant differences (p 0.984) among personality disorders.

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Awareness;Personality disorders;Psychology;Schools;Teachers

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