Validity of criteria for DSM-III self-defeating personality disorder.

@article{Reich1989ValidityOC,
  title={Validity of criteria for DSM-III self-defeating personality disorder.},
  author={James Harry Reich},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={1989},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={145-53}
}
Criteria for self-defeating personality disorder were examined using a standard measure in 148 psychiatric outpatients. The best individual criterion was self-defeating B (taken advantage of by others). Self-defeating A (sacrifices needs for others) and K (being hurt is sexually arousing) were of little value. Although some dependent, histronic, and… CONTINUE READING