The leading referral on personality conditions and their treatment, this reliable ebook, Handbook of Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 2nd edition, (PDF) is now substantially modified with 80% brand-new material showing really crucial advances in the field. Preeminent specialists supply in-depth protection of conceptual and taxonomic problems, psychopathology, public health and longitudinal course, etiology and advancement, and particular medical diagnoses. Diagnostic problems are checked out and offered evaluation instruments talked about. All offered proof-based treatments are examined in regularly arranged chapters that cover theoretical and empirical structures in addition to scientific methods, assisting in contrast of the numerous techniques.
New to This 2nd Edition
*Critically takes a look at DSM-5 diagnostic requirements.
*Integrative area intros by the editors.
*Incorporates more than 15 years of significant research advances; consists of 21 chapters on brand-new subjects.
*Chapters on longitudinal research studies, dimensional designs, and personality pathology in kids and teenagers.
*Chapters on particular medical diagnoses: borderline, antisocial/psychopathic, and compulsive-compulsive personality condition.
*Chapters on extra treatments–mentalization-based treatment, transfer-based psychiatric therapy, schema-focused treatment, and systems training for psychological predictability and issue-fixing.