By Theodore Millon, Rowena Ramnath
A revision of the major textbook on character problems via popular specialist Theodore Millon
"Personalities are like impressionistic work. At a distance, everyone is 'all of a piece'; up shut, every one is a bewildering complexity of moods, cognitions, and motives."
Exploring the continuum from basic character qualities to the analysis and therapy of critical circumstances of character issues, character issues in smooth lifestyles, moment version is exclusive in its assurance of either very important ancient figures and modern theorists within the box. Its content material spans all of the significant disorders-Antisocial, Avoidant, Depressive, Compulsive, Histrionic, Narcissistic, Paranoid, Schizoid, and Borderline-as good as their many subtypes. consciousness to element and in-depth dialogue of the subtleties concerned with those debilitating character problems make this booklet a great better half to the DSM-IV(TM).
Fully up to date with the newest study and idea, this crucial textual content features:
- Discussion of the designated medical positive aspects and developmental roots of character disorders
- Balanced insurance of the main theoretical perspectives-biological, psychodynamic, interpersonal, cognitive, and evolutionary
- Individual chapters on all DSM-IV(TM) character problems and their numerous subtypes and mixtures
- Case reports during the textual content that convey to existence the various faces of those disorders
Including a brand new evaluate part that singles out behavioral symptoms thought of to have optimistic predictive strength for the problems, this moment version additionally contains a detailed concentrate on developmental, gender, and cultural matters particular to every disease. A entire reference appropriate for state-of-the-art practitioners, character problems in smooth existence, moment version contains a transparent sort that still makes it a beneficial source for complicated undergraduate and graduate scholars. the main thorough publication of its variety, this moment variation is a robust, sensible source for all trainees and execs in key psychological well-being fields, similar to psychology, social paintings, and nursing.