PSYB32H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Avoidant Personality Disorder, Histrionic Personality Disorder, Narcissistic Personality Disorder

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Chapter 13: personality disorders: personality disorder (pds): a heterogeneous group of disorders that are coded on axis ii of the dsm. Individuals would not be diagnosed as having personality disorders unless the patterns of behaviour were long-standing, pervasive and dysfunctional: often co-morbid with axis i disorders. Psy-5 consists of dimensions of assessing negative emotionality/neuroticism, lack of positive emotionality, aggressiveness, lack of constraint, and pychoticism: the most widely used measure of personality disorder symptoms is the millon clinical. Multiaxial inventory which is now in its third edition: it"s a 175 true false inventory that was revised for dsm-iv. Page 1 www. notesolution. com: provides subscale measures of 11 clinical personality scales and 3 severe personality pathology scales, also provides symptom ratings for clinical syndromes located on axis i of the dsm- Iv: includes a validity index and 3 response style indices that correct for such tendencies as denial and random responding, it"s only moderately effective in terms of its ability to detect faking.