Disorders of personality: DSM-III, Axis II

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Wiley, Mar 30, 1981 - Psychology - 458 pages
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Brings together clinical literature on personality disorders in a single source book. Coordinates and evaluates current theory on the subject in close conjunction with the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-III) to which the author made substantial contribution in the section on personality disorders. Presents contrasting views of the dynamics and development of each syndrome, with special attention to the newer personality syndromes such as avoidant, narcissistic, borderline, and schizotypal, as well as more common ''mixed'' personality types.

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Contents

The Nature of Personality
3
Systems of Personality Classification
24
Personality Development
67
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About the author (1981)

Theodore Millon, PhD, DSc, formerly professor at Harvard Medical School and the University of Miami, is currently Dean and Scientific Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Personology and Psychopathology in Coral Gables, Florida. Dr. Millon is one of the world's leading authorities on psychopathology and personality disorders. Developer of the widely used Millon personality assessment inventories, he has been the editor of the "Journal of Personality Disorders," President of the International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders, and a key member of the DSM-III and DSM-IV Task Forces.

Seth Grossman, PsyD, is a codeveloper of several personality inventories, and coauthor of numerous theoretical, research, and clinical papers with Dr. Millon. He is also the coauthor with Dr. Millon of "Personality Disorders in Modern Life," Second Edition (Wiley).

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