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THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY DISORDERS
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« Reply #60 on: December 03, 2012, 05:35:05 PM »

The categorical model and criteria for the 10 personality disorders in the DSM-IV will remain the same in the new manual. However, to encourage further study on how personality disorders can be diagnosed, the DSM-5 will include a separate section with new trait-specific methodology.
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« Reply #61 on: August 16, 2013, 01:44:23 AM »

"During the development process of the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders(DSM-5), several proposed revisions were drafted that would have significantly changed the method by which individuals with these disorders are diagnosed. Based on feedback from a multilevel review of proposed revisions, the American Psychiatric Association Board of Trustees ultimately decided to retain the DSM-IV categorical approach with the same 10 personality disorders.

The proposed revisions that were not accepted for the main body of the manual were approved as an alternative hybrid dimensional-categorical model that will be included in a separate chapter in Section III of DSM-5. This alternative model is included to encourage further study on how this new methodology could be used to assess personality and diagnose personality disorders in clinical practice
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Source: www.dsm5.org/Documents/Personality%20Disorders%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf

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