Generalized social phobia and avoidant personality disorder: meaningful distinction or useless duplication?

@article{Chambless2008GeneralizedSP,
  title={Generalized social phobia and avoidant personality disorder: meaningful distinction or useless duplication?},
  author={D. Chambless and T. Fydrich and T. Rodebaugh},
  journal={Depression and Anxiety},
  year={2008},
  volume={25}
}
  • D. Chambless, T. Fydrich, T. Rodebaugh
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Participants with generalized social phobia (GSP) with (n=36) and without (n=19) avoidant personality disorder (AVPD) were compared via contrasts of group means and classification analysis on purported core features of AVPD. GSP‐AVPD participants proved to be more severely impaired or distressed on some group contrasts. Cluster analysis identified two groups in the sample, with group membership significantly correlated to AVPD diagnosis. However, almost all significant findings were nullified… CONTINUE READING
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