Links to AvPD Related Sites

On Line Related
Yahoo!Groups : Avoidant Message board offering support, encouragement and discussion for sufferers of AvPD, Social Phobia, Agoraphobia, Anxiety, GAD, Schizoid tendencies, OCD's, depression related to Avoidance and those who feel uncomfortable in social settings.
MSN : Avoidant Personality Group Message board offering support, encouragement and discussion for sufferers of AvPD, Social Phobia, Agoraphobia, Anxiety, GAD, Schizoid tendencies, OCD's, depression related to Avoidance and those who feel uncomfortable in social settings.
MSN : Morning Rays - An AvPD Haven Message board intended to offer comfort, support, and knowledge to people who suffer from Avoidant Personality Disorder, and other related shyness issues.
MSN : Blabyrinth Message board for discussion and support of avoidant personality disorder.
MSN : Wall Flowers Message board for the discussion of issues related to avoidance, schizoid personality disorder, social phobia and major depression.
   
Fear Of Humans Extensive personal website by an individual with social phobia. Lots of links to other personal webpages, informational sites, media articles and web resources for social phobia; hundreds of abstracts of professional research articles about social phobia.
HopeAllianz Mental health online therapy and resource centre
Internet Mental Health Contains American & European Description, Diagnosis, Treatment , Research, Booklets, Internet Links to Personality Disorders Sites etc.
Grant Me The Serenity Site intended to help those in or seeking recovery from various addictions, obsessions & compulsions including links and information.(AvPD)
Psychodiagnostic Chirology The Avoidant Personality Disorder as identified by the diagnostic discipline of Psychodiagnostic Chirology (PDC).
Lifescape.com: Mental Health Resources Lifescape.com provides information and support on all aspects of mental health, including anxiety & phobias, depression, and addiction.
Spirituality and The Avoidant Personality "I have often discussed with patients the neediness of God, and that by virtue of being in God's image, they could still feel needy and be in God's image... Initially, these ideas are just too new for many of the patients I deal with. The general thrust of their acquired theology has always taught them that following Jesus means there will be no pain. "
   
   
   
 
Further Reading
Distancing A Guide to Avoidance and Avoidant Personality Disorder By Martin Kantor 1993
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Click here to see Dr Kantor's overview to his book generously written for this site)
   
   

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