Dependent personality disorder. Age, sex, and axis I comorbidity.

@article{Loranger1996DependentPD,
  title={Dependent personality disorder. Age, sex, and axis I comorbidity.},
  author={A W Loranger},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={1996},
  volume={184 1},
  pages={17-21}
}
  • A W Loranger
  • Published 1996 in The Journal of nervous and mental disease
In the present report, we analyzed the age, sex, and axis I comorbidity of a large sample of patients with dependent personality disorder, and compared the findings with those obtained in patients with other personality disorders. The sample consisted of 3640 consecutive hospital admissions with a DSM-III axis II diagnosis. Of the 342 patients with a dependent diagnosis, 51.2% were over 40 years of age, compared with only 25.7% of the remaining patients with a personality disorder. The… CONTINUE READING