Reconceptualizing personality disorder categories using personality trait dimensions: introduction to special section.

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The categorical model of personality disorders has been widely criticized, and many argue for it to be reconceptualized or replaced by a dimensional model rooted in personality trait research. Such criticisms have forged a much needed integration between the previously distinct research areas of normal and abnormal personality. The five articles in this… (More)

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@article{Ball2001ReconceptualizingPD, title={Reconceptualizing personality disorder categories using personality trait dimensions: introduction to special section.}, author={Samuel A. Ball}, journal={Journal of personality}, year={2001}, volume={69 2}, pages={147-53} }