Avoidant Personality Disorder

Known as: Avoidant personality, personality avoidant disorder, avoidant disorders personality 
A disorder characterized by an enduring pattern of avoidance of social situations and interpersonal contact due to overwhelming feelings of social… (More)
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2010
2010
Diagnostic criteria: A pervasive pattern of behaviour, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts, as… (More)
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2006
2006
Patients with avoidant personality disorder (APD) are difficult to treat because of their extensive social, emotional and… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE This study tracked the individual criteria of four DSM-IV personality disorders-borderline, schizotypal, avoidant, and… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE The study of personality pathology in adolescence is in its infancy. This article examined the applicability and limits… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare psychosocial functioning in patients with schizotypal, borderline, avoidant… (More)
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2000
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2000
No twin study has previously investigated the whole range of personality disorders (PDs) recorded by interviews. Based on twin… (More)
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1999
1999
The purpose of the present study was to further clarify the behavioral, physiological, and verbal response of patients with… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
OBJECTIVES We sought to clarify the familial relationship between five putative schizophrenia-related personality disorders… (More)
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1991
1991
The diagnoses of social phobia (SP) and avoidant personality disorder (APD) have evolved from different historical sources, but… (More)
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1989
1989
Forty-two men and 34 women (mean age 27.5 years) who met DSM-III criteria for avoidant personality disorder were randomly… (More)
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