Personality disorders in DSM-5.

  title={Personality disorders in DSM-5.},
  author={Andrew E. Skodol},
  journal={Annual review of clinical psychology},
  • A. Skodol
  • Published 29 March 2012
  • Psychology
  • Annual review of clinical psychology
A substantive revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) last occurred in 1994; therefore, the mental health field should anticipate significant changes to the classification of mental disorders in the fifth edition. Since DSM-5 Work Groups have recently proposed revisions for the major diagnostic classes of mental disorders, an article on the current status of the personality disorders (PDs) is timely. This article reviews scientific principles that have… 

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