Personality Disorder in Childhood and Adolescence comes of Age : a Review of the Current Evidence and Prospects for Future Research

@inproceedings{Kongerslev2015PersonalityDI,
  title={Personality Disorder in Childhood and Adolescence comes of Age : a Review of the Current Evidence and Prospects for Future Research},
  author={Mickey T. Kongerslev and Andrew M Chanen and Erik Simonsen},
  year={2015}
}
In this article, the authors provide a narrative review of the mounting evidence base on personality disorder in childhood and adolescence. Topics covered include diagnostic validity, prevalence, developmental issues, comorbidity, risk and protective factors, and treatment. Novel indicated prevention and early intervention programs for borderline personality disorder in adolescence are given special priority. To conclude, directions for future research are provided.