The main reference on persona problems and their therapy, this authoritative ebook, Handbook of Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 2nd edition, (PDF) is now considerably revised with 80% new content material reflecting essential advances within the subject. Preeminent specialists present in-depth protection of conceptual and taxonomic points, psychopathology, epidemiology and longitudinal course, etiology and growth, and particular diagnoses. Diagnostic points are explored and obtainable evaluation devices mentioned. All obtainable proof-primarily based therapies are reviewed in constantly organized chapters that cowl theoretical and empirical foundations in addition to scientific methods, facilitating comparability of the assorted approaches.
New to This 2nd Edition
*Critically examines DSM-5 diagnostic standards.
*Integrative part introductions by the editors.
*Incorporates greater than 15 years of main analysis advances; contains 21 chapters on new matters.
*Chapters on longitudinal research, dimensional fashions, and persona pathology in youngsters and adolescents.
*Chapters on particular diagnoses: borderline, delinquent/psychopathic, and obsessive-compulsive persona dysfunction.
*Chapters on further treatments–mentalization-primarily based therapy, transference-primarily based psychotherapy, schema-targeted remedy, and techniques coaching for emotional predictability and downside-fixing.