Personality disorder in transcultural perspective.

  title={Personality disorder in transcultural perspective.},
  author={Rodney D. Morice},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  volume={13 4},
Personality disorder constitutes one of the most controversial diagnostic categories within clinical psychiatry. Explosive and antisocial personality disorders in particular are central to this controversy. The difficulties for diagnosis encountered when clinician and patient belong to different socio-economic classes are seen to be magnified in the transcultural situation, when cultural and language variables are superimposed. The diagnosis of personality disorder among Australian Aborigines… CONTINUE READING

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