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Personality Disorders: Toward the DSM-V offers a scientifically balanced evaluation of competing theoretical perspectives and nosological systems for personality disorders. Editors William T. O'Donohue, Scott O. Lilienfeld, and Katherine A. Fowler have brought together recognized authorities in the field to offer a synthesis of competing perspectives that provide readers with the richest and most nuanced assessment possible for each disorder. The result is a comprehensive, current, and critical summary of research and practice guidelines related to the personality disorders. <br /><br />Key Features <br /><ul><li><em>Focuses on controversies and alternative conceptualizations: </em>Separate chapters are dedicated to each personality disorder and considered from various points of view. </li><li><em>Presents authoritative perspectives: </em>Leading scholars and researchers in the field provide a critical evaluation of alternative perspectives on each personality disorder. </li><li><em>Frames the current state of personality disorder research and practice issues: </em>Cutting edge and streamlined research is presented to be used in courses on diagnosis, assessment, psychopathology and abnormal psychology, especially those that include the DSM-IV. </li><li><em>Offers an integrative understanding of elusive personality categorizations: </em>Wherever possible, case examples are offered as illustrations of each disorder's clinical presentation. </li><li><em>Minimizes the use of technical terms: </em>Each contributor takes the approach of a user-friendly summary and integration of major trends, findings, and future directions. </li></ul><br />Intended Audience <br />This is an excellent supplementary text for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses on adult psychopathology in the departments of psychology, psychiatry, social work, counseling, and marriage and family therapy.

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Research and practicing psychologists and psychiatrists consider what changes should be made in the definition and description of personalities disorders to the next edition of the authoritative Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. They discuss particular personality disorders, among then schizoid, antisocial, histrionic, avoidant, and obsessive-compulsive. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Personality Disorders: Toward the DSM-V offers a scientifically balanced evaluation of competing theoretical perspectives and nosological systems for personality disorders. Editors William T. O Donohue, Scott O. Lilienfeld, and Katherine A. Fowler have brought together recognized authorities in the field to offer a synthesis of competing perspectives that provide readers with the richest and most nuanced assessment possible for each disorder. The result is a comprehensive, current, and critical summary of research and practice guidelines related to the personality disorders.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781412904223
Author:
O'donohue, William T.
Publisher:
Sage Publications (CA)
Editor:
Fowler, Katherine A.
Editor:
Lilienfeld, Scott O.
Editor:
Fowler, Katherine A. (Alexa)
Editor:
O'Donohue, William T.
Author:
O'Donohue, William T.
Subject:
Personality
Subject:
Psychopathology - General
Subject:
Psychotherapy
Subject:
Personality disorders
Subject:
Psychology: Personality Disorders
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
398
Dimensions:
9.91x7.12x.87 in. 1.61 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Personality Disorders: Toward the DSM-V offers a scientifically balanced evaluation of competing theoretical perspectives and nosological systems for personality disorders. Editors William T. O Donohue, Scott O. Lilienfeld, and Katherine A. Fowler have brought together recognized authorities in the field to offer a synthesis of competing perspectives that provide readers with the richest and most nuanced assessment possible for each disorder. The result is a comprehensive, current, and critical summary of research and practice guidelines related to the personality disorders.
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