Handbook of Diagnosis and Treatment of DSM-IV-TR Personality Disorders

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Psychology Press, 2003 - Medical - 292 pages
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The second edition of this classic handbook includes the latest developments in the diagnosis and treatment of personality disorders that have emerged since the publication of the DSM-IV-TR. Sperry highlights the many significant advances in the field, providing the reader with a complete summary of new intervention strategies, treatment approaches, and research findings. In addition, this text includes greater coverage of Borderline Personality Disorder and presents an introduction to the diagnostic schema likely to be adopted by the DSM-V.

The Handbook is at once comprehensive and concise, offering integrative assessment and treatment strategies as well as theoretical overview for the full range of personality disorders. Its reader-friendly style and organization and make it an authoritative and accessible resource for clinicians and students of all mental health disciplines.
  

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Contents

TRENDS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE FOR A NEW MILLENNIUM
1
CHAPTER 2 ANTISOCIAL PERSONALITY DISORDER
37
CHAPTER 3 AVOIDANT PERSONALITY DISORDER
58
CHAPTER 4 BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER
78
CHAPTER 5 DEPENDENT PERSONALITY DISORDER
108
CHAPTER 6 HISTRIONIC PERSONALITY DISORDER
129
CHAPTER 7 NARCISSISTIC PERSONALITY DISORDER
147
CHAPTER 8 OBSESSIVECOMPULSIVE PERSONALITY DISORDER
170
CHAPTER 9 PARANOID PERSONALITY DISORDER
191
CHAPTER 10 SCHIZOID PERSONALITY DISORDER
212
CHAPTER 11 SCHIZOTYPAL PERSONALITY DISORDER
231
REFERENCES
249
NAME INDEX
269
SUBJECT INDEX
275
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Len Sperry, M.D., Ph.D., is professor of Health Services Administration and Psychology at Barry University in Florida. He is the author of over 20 books on the topics of psychopathology, executive coaching, and spirituality in clinical practice.

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