Growth of the literature on the topic of personality disorders.

@article{Blashfield2000GrowthOT,
  title={Growth of the literature on the topic of personality disorders.},
  author={Roger K. Blashfield and Vincent A Intoccia},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2000},
  volume={157 3},
  pages={
          472-3
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The authors assessed the growth of the literature on the topic of personality disorders before and after publication of DSM-III. METHOD A MEDLINE search was conducted for journal articles concerning the personality disorders that were published from 1966 to 1995. RESULTS Contrary to the authors' prediction, the growth of this literature was slower after the publication of DSM-III in 1980 than it was before that date. Other areas of psychopathology, such as Alzheimer's disease and… 

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