Personality Disorders: Clinical and Social Perspectives

Personality Disorders: Clinical and Social Perspectives

by Jan Derksen

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Overview

A book about personality disorders which starts with the actual research and clinical developments in the field. The contemporary state will be critically examined and the differential approaches (DSM-IV Millon, the psychoanalytical approach including Kenberg) will be related to each other.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471955498
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/12/1995
Pages: 374
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

A PERSONALITY DISORDER: FACT OR FICTION?

Symptom Disorder Versus Personality Disorder.

DSM-IV and ICD-10 PERSONALITY DISORDERS.

The Paranoid Personality Disorder: The Drug Addict.

The Antisocial Personality Disorder: The Labourer.

The Narcissistic Personality Disorder: The Biology Teacher.The Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder: The Social Worker.

THEORETICAL APPROACHES.

The Psychoanalytica Approach.

The Cognitive Approach The Biological Approach.

The Contribution of Personality Theory.

MANAGEMENT OF PERSONALITY DISORDERS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE.

Several Starting Points in Treatment.

Personality Disorders at an Older Age.

SOCIOCULTURAL AND ECONOMIC BACKGROUNDS OF PERSONALITY DISORDERS.

Determinants of Personality Disorders.

Shifts in Ideology and Behavioural Style.

DISORDERS IN THE FUTURE.

Conclusions Concerning Psychodiagnostics and Treatment.

References.

Index.

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