The Personality Disorder You're More Likely To Have, Per Your Zodiac Sign

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Usually, you'll come across zodiac articles that extol each star sign's unique personality perks. We love hearing about our good sides because, in reality, we all have great traits that really do deserve to be celebrated. 

However, there's always a bad side to each star sign. Each zodiac sign has its own unique quirks and personalities, but for every positive trait you can get from your star sign, you can also get a negative trait associated with it.

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Your zodiac sign causes you to be "at-risk" for certain personality traits that aren't exactly stellar. For example, we all know that Aries tend to be very brave, but can veer off into the territory of aggression. We also know that Pisceans tend to be very sympathetic and kind but end up crying at the drop of a hat if they aren't too aware of their emotions.

These traits may be the result of certain personality disorders, which can get in the way of living a healthy, normal life. In certain cases, there may also be a biological component to them.

Though personality disorders can happen to every zodiac sign, these particular disorders just naturally jive with their star sign's energy.

1. Aries (March 21 - April 19): Intermittent Explosive Personality Disorder

It's no secret that Aries tend to be the most aggressive zodiac sign out there, and that often can come out in the form of explosive aggression.

With Intermittent Explosive Disorder, the person who suffers from it is known for having terrifying bursts of rage that are very disproportionate to the actual situation at hand.

Sound familiar, Aries?

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2. Taurus (April 20 - May 20): Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

The biggest "dark trait" that a Taurus will often have is their stubbornness. They have a way they do things, and heaven help the poor soul who tries to argue a new method with a Taurus.

Their rigid behavior often puts them at risk for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, which tends to focus on keeping things in line.

A Taurus who doesn't get their way may get panicky, just like people who have OCD.

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3. Gemini (May 21 - June 20): Dependent Personality Disorder

Gemini can't stand to be alone for too long — even their star sign is paired up on its own! Their constant need for love, reassurance, and other people often leads them to get involved in codependent relationships.

Gemini, in this sense, may quickly shirk off duties that would allow them to lead an independent life in favor of someone else taking care of them.

Not a good look, Gemini. Not a good look at all!

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4. Cancer (June 21 - July 22): Paranoid Personality Disorder

Much like an anxious Scorpio, Cancers tend to build walls up around themselves. Unlike Scorpios, who do it out of fear of rejection, Cancers tend to do it because they are legitimately worried that someone's out to hurt them.

One could say they can get... paranoid! See where we're going with this yet?

Mellow out, Cancer; not everyone's out to get you.

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5. Leo (July 23 - August 22): Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Leos are naturally prideful people, and they have no problem thinking that they are a bit better than others. Unfortunately, they tend to fall in love with themselves to the point that they can develop Narcissistic Personality Disorder.

Narcissists tend to think they're better than everyone else, that they're entitled to special treatment, and that people should do whatever they say. If you've been with a Leo, you may have noticed a trait or two of narcissism already.

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6. Virgo (August 23 - September 22): Borderline Personality Disorder

Ever seen a Virgo during a breakup? They can become mean, bitter, and very negative people, especially when it deals with someone leaving them.

A Virgo is most likely of the zodiac to have Borderline Personality Disorder, which basically makes every relationship a self-fulfilling prophecy. They can't stand being alone, and they can get very manipulative to keep a person around.

If you've been with a clingy Virgo, you'll definitely understand how bad it can get.

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7. Libra (September 23 - October 22): Self-Defeating Personality Disorder

Libras can be overwhelmingly kind, and often don't see themselves for the gems they truly are. Their kind nature often comes with a high dose of modesty, and that means that they might not see themselves as deserving of joy, wealth, or even love.

As a result, they may actually become victims of Self-Defeating Personality Disorder and be diagnosed with a dissociative personality disorder. In many cases, a Libra's biggest foe is himself. 

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8. Scorpio (October 23 - November 21): Avoidant Personality Disorder

Scorpio's natural secretive and mysterious nature tends to make it way too easy to build up walls around itself.

With Avoidant Personality Disorder, this is taken to a whole new level. They will avoid social situations, refuse to talk to anyone, and generally clam up due to feelings of inadequacy or fear.

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Despite all this, they do want to be close to others. Open up a bit, Scorpio. Not everyone is out to get you.

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9. Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21): Antisocial Personality Disorder

Sagittarius people love to take a risk, and often have a foolhardy sense to them that can drive more responsible star signs insane. While they're incredibly charming, they can at times use this charm for darker roles.

Ever the rebellious type, Sagittarius people might fall into Antisocial Personality Disorder if they decide that the rules of common decency shouldn't apply to them.

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10. Capricorn (December 22 - January 19): Perfectionism Disorder

Perfectionism Disorder is a very specific kind of OCD, and it's one that often has to do with one's work ethic. Much like Taurus, Capricorns are very stubborn — but their rigid behavior tends to be work-related.

Hardworking Capricorns can easily get into a panic if their work isn't sparkling with perfection, and as a result, they may develop an anxiety disorder related to their need for everything to be perfect.

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11. Aquarius (January 20 - February 18): Schizotypal Personality Disorder

If there's a star sign more creative than Aquarius, we're not sure who it could be. Unfortunately, this super-eccentric sign often walks a fine line between sanity and lunacy. When they're about to cross that line, they may end up becoming Schizotypal.

Schizotypal people tend to have odd beliefs about the way the world works, including delusions about being able to read others' minds. If you've ever seen an Aquarius get lost in their own creative sides, you'll understand why this may be so common with them.

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12. Pisces (February 19 - March 20): Histrionic Personality Disorder

Pisces are very sensitive, especially to what others think of them. As a result, they often get addicted to having others pay attention to them. When you couple that with their tendency of being highly suggestible and prone to getting lost in their own little worlds, you get a perfect recipe for Histrionic Personality Disorder.

Basically, these little fish tend to be attention addicts in every sense of the word.

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Ossiana Tepfenhart is a Jack-of-all-trades writer based out of Red Bank, New Jersey. When she's not writing, she's drinking red wine and chilling with some cool cats. You can follow her @bluntandwitty on Twitter.