Future Directions of Personality Disorder

Thomas A. Widiger

in The Oxford Handbook of Personality Disorders

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780199735013
Published online November 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Library of Psychology

 Future Directions of Personality Disorder

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The purpose of this chapter is to consider common issues and concerns addressed throughout this text and consider what might be in store for the future. Considered herein will be the diagnosis of personality disorder (along with the individual diagnoses), construct validity, pathology, and treatment.

Keywords: personality disorder; diagnosis; classification; validity; pathology; treatment

Article.  10610 words. 

Subjects: Psychology ; Clinical Psychology

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