(F) Expressively Precipitate (e.g., is disposed to
react in sudden abrupt outbursts of an unexpected and unwarranted nature;
recklessly reactive and daring, attracted to challenge, risk and harm, as
well as unflinching, undeterred by pain and undaunted by danger and
Abrasive (e.g., reveals satisfaction in intimidating, coercing and
humiliating others; regularly expresses verbally abusive and derisive social
commentary, as well as exhibiting vicious, if not physically brutal
Cognitive Style (e.g., is strongly opinionated and close-minded, as
well as unbending and obstinate in holding to one's preconceptions; exhibits
a broad-ranging authoritarianism, social intolerance and prejudice).
Self-Image (e.g., is proud to characterize self as assertively
competitive, as well as vigorously energetic and militantly hardheaded;
values aspects of self that present pugnacious, domineering and
Object-Relations (e.g., internalized representations of the past are
distinguished by early relationships that have generated strongly driven
aggressive energies and malicious attitudes, as well as by a contrasting
paucity of sentimental memories, tender affects, internal conflicts, shame
or guilt feelings).
Regulatory Mechanism (e.g., can be cold-blooded and remarkably
detached from an awareness of the impact of own destructive acts; views
objects of violation impersonally, as symbols of devalued groups devoid of
Morphologic Organization (e.g., despite a generally cohesive
morphologic structure composed of routinely adequate modulating controls,
defenses and expressive channels, surging powerful and explosive energies of
an aggressive and sexual nature threaten to produce precipitous outbursts
which periodically overwhelm and overrun otherwise competent restraints).
Mood-Temperament (e.g., has an excitable and irritable temper which
flares readily into contentious argument and physical belligerence; is
cruel, mean-spirited and fractious, willing to do harm, even persecute
others to gets one's way).