What is the outlook for people with avoidant personality disorder?

As with other personality disorders, treatment for avoidant personality disorder is a long process. The willingness of the individual to seek and stay with treatment can have a significant effect on treatment success and, therefore, the outlook. With treatment, some people with avoidant personality disorder can learn to relate to others more appropriately.

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 10/06/2020.


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