The structure of maladaptive personality traits in childhood: a step toward an integrative developmental perspective for DSM-V.

@article{Clercq2006TheSO,
  title={The structure of maladaptive personality traits in childhood: a step toward an integrative developmental perspective for DSM-V.},
  author={Barbara J De Clercq and Filip de Fruyt and Karla G Van Leeuwen and Ivan Mervielde},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={115 4},
  pages={639-57}
}
The present study describes the construction of a taxonomy of trait-related symptoms in childhood, the Dimensional Personality Symptom Item Pool (DIPSI), and examines the replicability of the taxonomy's higher order structure across maternal ratings of referred (N = 205) and nonreferred (N = 242) children and self-ratings of adolescents (N = 453). The DIPSI's 4 higher order factors--that is, Emotional Instability, Disagreeableness, Introversion, and Compulsivity--showed clear correspondence… CONTINUE READING

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