Patients considered to have a personality disorder
by a psychiatrist were initially screened by the IPDE screening questionnaire.
SCID-II is a diagnostic interview structured to assess 10 personality disorders
on Axis II of the DSM-IV as well as for the assessment of personality disorder
, depressive personality disorder
and passive--aggressive (located in Appendix DSM-IV B, which "contains a set of criteria and issues for further study").
Depression has shown positive outcome in psychotherapy but that the presence of personality disorder
does impede the process .
Is research on borderline personality disorder
underfunded by the National Institute of Health?
Phase 3 constituted a pilot study which was conducted on 10 diagnosed patients (4 males and 6 females) suffering from borderline personality disorder
to ensure the comprehension of the instructions and items.
in Victoria: 33% were diagnosed with paranoid personality disorder
The study supported the Young's Schema Theory which posits that due to malparenting, early maladaptive schemas are developed among offspring at early age and these schemas leads towards the development of personality disorder
in adult life.
The overall prevalence rate of personality disorder
in the community of Shimoga district was found to be 18.
Psychosocial impairment and treatment utilization by patients with borderline personality disorder
, other personality disorders
, mood and anxiety disorders, and a healthy comparison group.
Figure 1: Diagnostic Criteria for Borderline Personality Disorder
according to DSM-5 (2): A pervasive pattern of instability of interpersonal relationships, self-image, and affects, and marked impulsivity, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts, as indicated by five (or more) of the following: 1.
The author also structures a chapter on the most severe forms of personality disorders
, and finally he addresses the specificities of forensic psychiatric evaluation in the context of potential criminal acts committed by people with personality disorders
The items were distributed according to the diagnostic characteristics of personality disorder
, as follows: schizoid (14 items), avoidant (14 items), depressive (14 items), dependent (16 items), histrionic (16 items), narcissistic (18 items), antisocial (14 items), sadistic (16 items), compulsive (16 items), negativistic (14 items), masochist (15 items), paranoid (14 items), schizotypal (18 items) and borderline (16 items).