Generalized social anxiety disorder and avoidant personality disorder: structural analysis and treatment outcome

@article{Huppert2008GeneralizedSA,
  title={Generalized social anxiety disorder and avoidant personality disorder: structural analysis and treatment outcome},
  author={Jonathan D Huppert and Daniel R. Strunk and Deborah Roth Ledley and Jonathan R. T. Davidson and Edna B Foa},
  journal={Depression and Anxiety},
  year={2008},
  volume={25}
}
There has been considerable controversy about whether generalized social phobia (GSP) and avoidant personality disorder (APD) are redundant diagnostic categories. In light of the ongoing controversy, more data are needed to help determine whether GSP and APD are independent constructs. Data were obtained from 335 people seeking treatment for GSP at a two site clinical trial. Indicators of GSP and APD were obtained along with assessments of demographic factors, level of functioning, and… Expand
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