Handout for lecture 8

Handout for lecture 8 - a. Avoidant, Dependent,...

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Handout for lecture #8 (Ch. 9) February 23, 2009 Personality Disorders I. Personality Disorders a. What is personality? b. What are personality disorders? c. Continuum of personality traits: What is normal vs. abnormal? II. Cluster A: odd, eccentric a. III. Cluster B: dramatic, emotional a. IV. Cluster C: anxious, fearful
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Unformatted text preview: a. Avoidant, Dependent, & Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorders V. Epidemiology a. Comorbidity and gender b. Treatment c. Controversy over personality disorders VI. Antisocial PD a. Relationship to criminal behavior b. Diagnostic criteria c. Etiology d. Lack of treatment VII.Borderline PD a. Characteristics and diagnostic criteria b. Etiology c. Treatment...
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