Symptoms and Types of Neuroses and Character Disorders

Most people suffer from neuroses or a character disorder, and these “two conditions are disorders of responsibility, and as such they are opposite styles of relating to the world and its problems” (Peck, 1978, p.35). These two types of personalities are evident in everyone, and some people can have a little of both. Here is a description of each condition that I hope will help you understand your own mental state as well as others. When one understands the character problems they have they can begin to overcome and work with them.