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Biology of Personality Disorders / Edition 1
     

Biology of Personality Disorders / Edition 1

by Kenneth R. Silk, John M. Oldham, Michelle B. Riba
 

ISBN-10: 0880488352

ISBN-13: 9780880488358

Pub. Date: 08/28/1998

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

Edited by Kenneth R. Silk, this work is an all-inclusive guide for the study of the etiology and the treatment of personality disorders. Some of the outstanding features of this text are: • Two chapters devoted to the cutting edge research neurotransmitters and neuroimaging and discussion of future applications of these studies.• A complete

Overview

Edited by Kenneth R. Silk, this work is an all-inclusive guide for the study of the etiology and the treatment of personality disorders. Some of the outstanding features of this text are: • Two chapters devoted to the cutting edge research neurotransmitters and neuroimaging and discussion of future applications of these studies.• A complete examination of the Cloninger model of personality supported by independent tests and clinical samples.• New pharmacological treatment options based upon measurable behavioral targets.• A thorough comparison of genetic predisposition and psychosocial factors and a corresponding model for treatment.

For the many patients who suffer from personality disorders and the physicians who have the challenge of successfully treating them, this book is a welcome reference. Through examination of the biology of the disorders and better options for treatment, the Biology of Personality Disorders will be an excellent addition to your academic library.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880488358
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Series:
Review of Psychiatry Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction to the review of psychiatry series. Neurotransmitter function in personality disorders. New biological researcher strategies for personality disorders. The genetics and psychobiology of the seven-factor model of personality. Psychopharmacological management of personality disorders: an outcome focused model. Significance of biological research for a biopsychosocial model of personality disorders.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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