Understanding Personality Disorders and the DSM-5
In this workshop, the presenter will review empirical evidence for the clinical importance of personality pathology, describe problems with DSM-IV classification of personality disorders, present a number of alternative models with a specific focus on the most recent proposal from DSM-5 Personality and Personality Disorders Work Group. The proposed framework will be compared to the DSM-IV using clinical case material. The implications of the new proposal for clinical practice as well as future directions in empirical research will be discussed.
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- Recognize alternative models for understanding personality disorders.
- Comprehend the empirical rationale for the DSM-5 personality disorder proposal.
- Apply the proposed DSM-5 model to clinical cases.
Christopher J. Hopwood, PhD
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