A structured interview for the DSM-III personality disorders. A preliminary report.

@article{Stangl1985ASI,
  title={A structured interview for the DSM-III personality disorders. A preliminary report.},
  author={Dalene Stangl and Bruce Pfohl and Mark Zimmerman and W P Bowers and C P Corenthal},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={1985},
  volume={42 6},
  pages={591-6}
}
With few exceptions, published studies fail to indicate that the DSM-III personality disorders can be distinguished from each other with respect to etiology, prognosis, treatment response, or family history. The Structured Interview for the DSM-III Personality Disorders (SIDP) was developed to improve axis II diagnostic reliability, and hence allow validity testing of axis II. Sixty-three subjects were independently rated by two interviewers using the SIDP. The kappa coefficients for interrater… CONTINUE READING