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Society and personality disorders.

S. Kirson Weinberg

Society and personality disorders.

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Published by Prentice-Hall in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personality disorders.,
  • Social psychology.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPrentice-Hall sociology series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC554 .W4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination536 p.
    Number of Pages536
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6114178M
    LC Control Number52011863
    OCLC/WorldCa1620047


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Experts also examine the application of the FFM to the diagnosis and treatment Pages: vii Preface The first edition of my Disorders of Personality text () was widely regarded as the classic book in the field.

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The concept of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) has evolved significantly since the designation was first described over 70 years ago. In when BPD was formally defined in DSM-III, most. People with antisocial personality disorder are at higher risk for a wide range of physical and mental health problems as well as poor life outcomes.

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