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noun attributes, being, character, disposition, distinction, distinctiveness, identity, individualism, individuality, ingenium, makeup, nature, oneness, originality, particularity, personal identity, personal mark, predisposition, selfhood, selfness, singularity, soul, style, temperament, traits, type, uniqueness
See also: character, disposition, identity, inclination, individual, individuality, presence, property, temperament

PERSONALITY. An abstract of personal; as, the action is in the personalty, that is, it is brought against a person for a personal duty which he owes. It also signifies what belongs to the person; as, personal property.

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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, 26%
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).

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