Avoidant Trait Characteristics, avoidant behavior icon

Avoidant Trait Characteristics 

Avoidant Disorder belongs to Cluster C: introversion and fear are prominent.

  • Hypersensitivity to rejection 
  • Fear of novelty, both in actions and in interpersonal relationships
  • Fear of failure, disappointment, embarrassment or humiliation 
  • Socially inhibited, shy and reluctant to confide confidences 
  • Afraid of speaking in public or being in any way the center of attention 

* They feel an intense unconscious desire to be accepted and suffer from the isolation in which they find themselves.

* Prevalence in the general population is 2.4%.

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Source (in Spanish): Wenceslao Vial, Madurez psicológica y espiritual, Palabra.