Disorder Correlations Table

Personality Disorders Temperament Character
(Listed In Clusters) Novelty Seeking Harm Avoidance Reward Dependence Self Directedness Cooperativeness
Schizoid n/s n/s Very Low Low Low
Schizotypal n/s High Low Low Low
Paranoid Low n/s Low Very Low Very Low
Antisocial Very High n/s Very Low Low Very Low
Histrionic Very High n/s n/s Low Low
Borderline High High n/s Very Low Low
Narcissistic n/s n/s n/s Low Low
Passive Aggressive High n/s n/s Low Low
Avoidant Low Very High n/s Very Low n/s
Obsessive Compulsive n/s High n/s Low Low
Dependent n/s Very High High Very Low n/s

Key

n/s no significant correlation found.
Very High positive correlation, significant at the p=<.0001 confidence level.
High positive correlation, significant at the p=<.05 to .001 confidence levels.
Low negative correlation, significant at the p=.05 to .001 confidence levels.
Very Low significant negative correlation at p=.0001 confidence level.
From Cloninger, Svrakic, & Rzybek (1993). Copyright 1993, Americam Medical association. Adapted with permission.