Predictors of withdrawal: possible precursors of avoidant personality disorder.

  title={Predictors of withdrawal: possible precursors of avoidant personality disorder.},
  author={Natalie D Eggum and Nancy Eisenberg and Tracy L Spinrad and Carlos Valiente and Alison Edwards and Anne S Kupfer and Mark Reiser},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  volume={21 3},
Relations of avoidant personality disorder (AvPD) with shyness and inhibition suggest that a precursor of AvPD is withdrawal. Using a sample of 4.5- to 7-year-olds studied four times, 2 years apart, four and three classes of children differing in trajectories of mother- and teacher-reported withdrawal, respectively, were identified. Mothers and teachers generally did not agree on children's trajectories but the pattern of findings in the two contexts did not differ markedly. The mother… CONTINUE READING
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