Recent Research in Personality Disorders, An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics

Recent Research in Personality Disorders, An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics

by Joel Paris
     
 

This issue on “Recent Research on Personality Behaviors” discusses diagnosis, epidemiology, etiology, outcome and treatment for these perplexing disorders. Topics include: Diagnosis: Dimensional diagnosis for PDs, Improving categorical diagnosis of PDs, Separating traits from personality disorders. Epidemiology: The community prevalence of

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This issue on “Recent Research on Personality Behaviors” discusses diagnosis, epidemiology, etiology, outcome and treatment for these perplexing disorders. Topics include: Diagnosis: Dimensional diagnosis for PDs, Improving categorical diagnosis of PDs, Separating traits from personality disorders. Epidemiology: The community prevalence of PDs, The clinical prevalence of PDs. Etiology: Genetics of PDs, Neurobiological and imaging studies, The neurobiology of psychopathy, Child development and PDs. Outcome: The long-term outcome of PDs, Mechanisms of recovery in PDs. Treatment: Pharmacological and psychotherapeutic treatments, Managing suicidality, Future directions in PD research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416063452
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/15/2008
Series:
Clinics: Internal Medicine Series
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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