Personality Disorders

Some articles on disorders, disorder, personality disorder, personality disorders, personality:

Personality Disorder - History - 20th Century
... Kraepelin also described three paranoid (meaning then delusional) disorders, resembling later concepts of schizophrenia, delusional disorder and paranoid personality disorder. 1952, and from 1980 the DSM would also include schizoid and schizotypal personality disorders interpretations of earlier (1921) theories of Ernst Kretschmer led to a distinction ... This included the concept of 'character disorders', which were seen as enduring problems linked not to specific symptoms but to pervasive internal conflicts or derailments of normal childhood development ...
Classification Of Mental Disorders - DSM-IV
... produced by the American Psychiatric Association, characterizes mental disorder as "a clinically significant behavioral or psychological syndrome or pattern that occurs in an individual...is associated with ... The DSM also states that "there is no assumption that each category of mental disorder is a completely discrete entity with absolute boundaries dividing it from other mental disorders or from ... The five axes are Axis I Clinical Disorders (all mental disorders except Personality Disorders and Mental Retardation) Axis II Personality Disorders and Mental ...
Personality Disorder - Occupational Functioning
... Depending on the diagnosis, severity and individual, and the job itself, personality disorders can be associated with difficulty coping with work or the workplace- potentially leading ... However, personality disorders can also bring about above-average work abilities by increasing competitive drive or causing the sufferer to exploit his or her co-workers ... Belinda Board and Katarina Fritzon at the University of Surrey, UK, interviewed and gave personality tests to high-level British executives and compared their profiles with those of ...
Domestic Violence - Causes - Psychological
... Psychological theories focus on personality traits and mental characteristics of the offender ... Personality traits include sudden bursts of anger, poor impulse control, and poor self-esteem ... Various theories suggest that psychopathology and other personality disorders are factors, and that abuse experienced as a child leads some people to be more violent as adults ...
Lee Anna Clark
... Her research focuses on personality and temperament, clinical and personality assessment, psychometrics, mood, anxiety, and depression ... of the Society for Research in Psychopathology (SRP) and the Association for Research in Personality Disorders ... She is a member of the Personality and Personality Disorders Workgroup, the Disabilities and Impairments Assessment Study Group, and the Measurement Instruments Study Group for DSM-V ...

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