Conceptual changes to the definition of borderline personality disorder proposed for DSM-5.

@article{Samuel2012ConceptualCT,
  title={Conceptual changes to the definition of borderline personality disorder proposed for DSM-5.},
  author={Douglas B Samuel and Joshua D Miller and Thomas A. Widiger and Donald R. Lynam and Paul A. Pilkonis and Samuel A. Ball},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={121 2},
  pages={467-76}
}
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)-5 Personality and Personality Disorders Work Group proposed the elimination of diagnostic criterion sets in favor of a prototype matching system that defines personality disorders using narrative descriptions. Although some research supports this general approach, no empirical studies have yet examined the specific definitions proposed for DSM-5. Given the wide interest in borderline personality disorder (BPD), it is crucial to… CONTINUE READING

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