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Validation of Self-Report Impairment Measures for Section III Obsessive-Compulsive and Avoidant Personality Disorders

Liggett, Jacqueline; Carmichael, Kieran L C; Smith, Alexander; Sellbom, Martin


This study examined the validity of newly developed disorder-specific impairment scales (IS), modeled on the Level of Personality Functioning Scale, for obsessive-compulsive (OCPD) and avoidant (AvPD) personality disorders. The IS focused on content validity (items directly reflected the disorder-specific impairments listed in DSM-5 Section III) and severity of impairment. A community sample of 313 adults completed personality inventories indexing the DSM-5 Sections II and III diagnostic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-06-13
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of personality assessment
DOI: 10.1080/00223891.2016.1185613


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