Disorders of Personality: Introducing a DSM / ICD Spectrum from Normal to Abnormalby Theodore Millon
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Now in its Third Edition, this book clarifies the distinctions between the vast array of personality disorders and helps clinicians make accurate diagnoses. It has been thoroughly updated to incorporate the changes in the forthcoming DSM-5. Using the classification scheme he pioneered, Dr. Millon guides clinicians through the intricate maze of personality disorders, with special attention to changes in their conceptualization over the last decade. Extensive new research is included, as well as the incorporation of over 50 new illustrative and therapeutically detailed cases. This is every mental health professional's essential volume to fully understanding personality.
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—Robert F. Krueger, PhD, Hathaway Distinguished Professor Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota
"This a masterly and erudite volume. Beautifully written by one of the most respected scholars in the field, it provides an authoritative and encyclopaedic overview of all aspects of personality disorder. At the same time, Dr. Millon provides an elegant and integrative theoretical structure that enriches our understanding of personality pathology. This stimulating volume is an essential resource for anyone wishing to treat, study, or understand these complex disorders."
—John Livesley, M.D., PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry, The University of British Columbia
"The third edition of Millon's classic text, Disorders of Personality, is a scholarly, comprehensive masterpiece. Wonderfully organized, the book links normal styles with specific pathological styles, while teaching us about the major thinkers in the personality field. Millon is a towering figure among these experts, and this new edition of his voice of wisdom is welcome indeed."
—John M. Oldham, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff The Menninger Clinic, President-Elect, American Psychiatric Association
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Theodore Millon, Ph.D., D.Sc. is one of the world's leading authorities on personality disorders. Developer of the widely used Millon personality assessment inventories, he has been the editor of the Journal of Personality Disorders, President of the International Society of Personality Disorders, and a key member of the DSM-III, DSM-IV, and and key advisor to the DSM-5 committees on personality disorders.
Dr. Millon is retired Professor of Harvard Medical School and the University of Miami. He is currently Dean and Scientific Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Personology and Psychopathology in Coral Gables, FL. He is author of numerous other Wiley books, including Masters of the Mind: Exploring the Story of Mental Illness from Ancient Times to the New Millennium, Personality Disorders in Modern Life, 2E, and Wiley's forthcoming 15-book Normality to Abnormality Personality Series.
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