Polythetic diagnostic approach to the borderline personality disorder. the valency of the single criterion in the concept of professional therapists.

@article{Burgmer2000PolytheticDA,
  title={Polythetic diagnostic approach to the borderline personality disorder. the valency of the single criterion in the concept of professional therapists.},
  author={Markus Burgmer and Frank Jessen and Harald J{\"u}rgen Freyberger},
  journal={Psychopathology},
  year={2000},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={119-24}
}
The present study addresses the question whether the polythetic approach of ICD-10 and DSM-IV is useful in clinical practice for the diagnosis 'Borderline' personality disorder (BPD). A questionnaire containing all individual criteria for the 9 personality disorders and the schizotypal disorder used by the ICD-10, completed by the DSM-IV criteria for the… CONTINUE READING