Chapter 42. Personality Disorders

  1. Michael B. First Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry1 and
  2. Allan Tasman Professor Chair2

Published Online: 8 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470029528.ch42

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

How to Cite

First, M. B. and Tasman, A. (2006) Personality Disorders, in Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470029528.ch42

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 12 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019153

Online ISBN: 9780470029527



  • personality disorder;
  • Specific DSM-IV-TR Personality Disorders;
  • paranoid personality disorder (PPD);
  • PPD paranoid ideation;
  • schizoid personality disorder (SZPD);
  • Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD);
  • group therapy in SZPD;
  • avoidant personality disorder and STPD;
  • antisocial personality disorder (ASPD);
  • borderline personality disorder (BPD)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Personality Disorder

  • Paranoid Personality Disorder

  • Schizoid Personality Disorder

  • Schizotypal Personality Disorder

  • Antisocial Personality Disorder

  • Borderline Personality Disorder

  • Histrionic Personality Disorder

  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder

  • Avoidant Personality Disorder

  • Dependent Personality Disorder

  • Obsessive–Compulsive Personality Disorder

  • Personality Disorder Not Otherwise Specified