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(p. 424) Personality Disorders 

(p. 424) Personality Disorders
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(p. 424) Personality Disorders
Author(s):

Donald W. Black

and Nancee Blum

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195332711.003.0026
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date: 16 August 2018

This chapter discusses personality disorders (PDs) in young adults. It outlines the classification of PDs according to the DSM-IV (including paranoid PD, schizoid PD, schizotypal PD, antisocial PD, and narcissistic PD), their epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, assessment,diagnosis, and treatment.

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