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A comparison of the DSM-5 Section II and Section III personality disorder structures

Anderson, Jaime L; Snider, Stephen; Sellbom, Martin; Krueger, Robert F; Hopwood, Christopher J


The DSM-5 Section III includes a hybrid model for the diagnosis of personality disorders, in which sets of dimensional personality trait facets are configured into personality disorder types. These PD types resemble the Section II categorical counterparts with dimensional traits descriptive of the Section II criteria to maintain continuity across the diagnostic systems. The current study sought to evaluate the continuity across the Section II and III models of personality disorders. This sample...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Psychiatry Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2014.01.007


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