The hierarchical structure of the Dimensional Assessment of Personality Pathology (DAPP-BQ).

@article{Kushner2011TheHS,
  title={The hierarchical structure of the Dimensional Assessment of Personality Pathology (DAPP-BQ).},
  author={Shauna C Kushner and Lena Catherine Quilty and Jennifer Lee Tackett and Robert Michael Bagby},
  journal={Journal of personality disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={504-16}
}
Hierarchical personality models have the potential to identify common and specific components of DSM-IV personality disorders (PDs), and may offer a solution for the re-tooling of personality pathology in future versions of the DSM. In this paper, we examined the hierarchical structure of the Dimensional Assessment of Personality Pathology-Basic Questionnaire (DAPP-BQ; Livesley & Jackson, 2009) and the capacity of various trait components at different levels to predict DSM-IV PD symptoms… CONTINUE READING