The Oxford Handbook of Personality Disorders by Thomas A. WidigerThe Oxford Handbook of Personality Disorders by Thomas A. Widiger

The Oxford Handbook of Personality Disorders

EditorThomas A. Widiger

Paperback | November 6, 2013

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On the cusp of the newest edition of the DSM, the field of personality disorders is thriving and productive. This is certainly a time of major transition for the classification, study, and treatment of personality disorders, as the personality disorders section of the DSM is undergoing majorrevision, leaving researchers and clinicians to wonder whether their area of specialty in the field of personality disorders will be retained, deleted, or revised in DSM-5.In advance of DSM-5, The Oxford Handbook of Personality Disorders provides a summary of the latest information concerning the diagnosis, assessment, construct validity, etiology, pathology, and treatment of personality disorders. Bringing together contributions from leading scholars, researchers,and clinicians from a wide variety of theoretical perspectives, this volume includes:* Chapters devoted to personality disorders proposed for retention in DSM-5* Chapters concerning personality disorders that are slated for deletion* Chapters concerning three that have never obtained or had previously lost official recognition (i.e. passive-aggressive, depressive, and racist)* Chapters authored by members of the DSM-5 Personality Disorders Work Group, which succinctly outline and explain the proposals, as well as chapters by authors who raise significant questions and concerns (often differing) about these proposals* Special coverage of largely neglected areas of investigation (i.e. childhood antecedents of personality disorder, cross-cultural validity)* Controversial areas for the DSM, such as schizotypal personality disorder, narcissism, depressive personality disorder, dependent personality disorder, and dimensional classificationIn this time of transition, scholarship on personality disorders is proliferating, making this comprehensive, timely handbook the perfect resource for students, researchers, and clinical psychologists.
Thomas A. Widiger, Ph.D., is T. Marshall Hahn Professor of Psychology at the University of Kentucky.
Title:The Oxford Handbook of Personality DisordersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:864 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:November 6, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199357889

ISBN - 13:9780199357888


Table of Contents

1. Thomas A. Widiger: PrefacePart One: Introduction and Clinical Description2. Thomas A. Widiger: Historical Developments and Current Issues3. Andrew Skodol: Diagnosis and DSM-5: Work in Progress4. Eunyoe Ro, Deborah Stringer, and Lee Anna Clark: The Schedule for Nonadaptive and Adaptive Personality: A Useful Tool for Diagnosis and Classification of Personality Disorder5. Thomas A. Widiger, Douglas B. Samuel, Stephanie Mullins-Sweatt, Whitney L. Gore, and Cristina Crego: An Integration of Normal and Abnormal Personality: The Five-Factor Model6. Joshua D. Miller, Lauren Few, and Thomas A. Widiger: Assessment of Personality disorders and Related Traits: Bridging DSM-IV-TR and DSM-5Part Two: Construct Validity7. Susan C. South, Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud, Nicholas R. Eaton, and Robert F. Krueger: Behavior and Molecular Genetics of Personality Disorders8. Filip De Fruyt and Barbara De Clercq: Childhood Antecedents of Personality Disorders9. Svenn Torgersen: Epidemiology10. Thomas F. Oltmanns and Abigail D. Powers: Gender and Personality Disorders11. Timothy J. Trull, Emily M. Scheiderer, and Rachel L. Tomko: Axis II Comorbidity12. Paul S. Links, Jamal Y Ansari, Fatima Fazalullasha, and Ravi Shah: The Relationship of Personality Disorders and Axis I Clinical Disorders13. Roger T. Mulder: Cultural Aspects of Personality Disorder14. Leslie C. Morey and Justin K. Meyer: Course of Personality DisorderPart Three: Psychopathology15. Panos Roussos and Larry J. Siever: Neurobiological Contributions16. Jill Lobbestael and Arnoud Arntz: Cognitive Contributions to Personality Disorder17. Peter Fonagy and Patrick Luyten: Psychodynamic Models of Personality Disorders18. Aaron L. Pincus and Christopher J. Hopwood: A Contemporary Interpersonal Model of Personality Pathology and Personality Disorder19. Joel Paris: Pathology of Personality Disorder: An Integrative PerspectivePart Four: Individual Personality Disorders20. Jill M. Hooley, Sadie H. Cole, and Stephanie Gironde: Borderline Personality Disorder21. Thomas R. Kwapil and Neus Barrantes-Vidal: Schizotypal Personality Disorder: An Integrative Review22. Robert D. Hare, Craig S. Neumann, and Thomas A. Widiger: Psychopathy23. Robert F. Bornstein: Dependent Personality Disorder24. Elsa Ronningstam: Narcissistic Personality Disorder: The Diagnostic Process25. Charles A. Sanislow, Katelin da Cruz, May O. Gianoli, and Elizabeth Reagan: Avoidant Personality Disorder, Traits, and Type26. Jack Samuels and Paul T. Costa: Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder27. Christopher J. Hopwood and Katherine M. Thomas: Paranoid and Schizoid Personality Disorders28. Roger K. Blashfield, Shannon M. Reynolds, and Bethany Stennett: The Death of Histrionic Personality Disorder29. R. Michael Bagby, Chris Watson, and Andrew G. Ryder: Depressive Personality Disorder30. Graeme J. Taylor and R. Michael Bagby: The Alexithymia Personality Dimension31. Scott Wetzler and Anita Jose: Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorder: The Demise of a Syndrome32. Carl C. Bell and Edward Dunbar: Racism and Pathological Bias as a Co-occurring Problem in Diagnosis and AssessmentPart Five: Treatment33. Kenneth R. Silk and Louis Feurino III: Psychopharmacology of Personality Disorders34. Robert L. Leahy and Lata K. McGinn: Cognitive Therapy for Personality Disorders35. John C. Markowitz: Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Personality Disorders36. Anthony W. Bateman and Peter Fonagy: Mentalization Based Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder37. Thomas R. Lynch and Prudence F. Cuper: Dialectical Behavior Therapy of Borderline and Other Personality DisordersPart Six: Conclusions38. Thomas A. Widiger: Future Directions of Personality Disorder