Disorders of Personality: Introducing a DSM / ICD Spectrum from Normal to Abnormal (Wiley Series on Personality Processes 3rd Edition)

Disorders of Personality: Introducing a DSM / ICD Spectrum from Normal to Abnormal (Wiley Series on Personality Processes 3rd Edition)

By: Theodore Millon (author)Hardback

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Now in its Third Edition, this book clarifies the distinctions between the vast array of personality disorders and helps clinicians make accurate diagnoses. It has been thoroughly updated to incorporate the changes in the forthcoming DSM-5. Using the classification scheme he pioneered, Dr. Millon guides clinicians through the intricate maze of personality disorders, with special attention to changes in their conceptualization over the last decade. Extensive new research is included, as well as the incorporation of over 50 new illustrative and therapeutically detailed cases. This is every mental health professional's essential volume to fully understanding personality.

About Author

Theodore Millon, Ph.D., D.Sc. is one of the world's leading authorities on personality disorders. Developer of the widely used Millon personality assessment inventories, he has been the editor of the Journal of Personality Disorders, President of the International Society of Personality Disorders, and a key member of the DSM-III, DSM-IV, and and key advisor to the DSM-5 committees on personality disorders. Dr. Millon is retired Professor of Harvard Medical School and the University of Miami. He is currently Dean and Scientific Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Personology and Psychopathology in Coral Gables, FL. He is author of numerous other Wiley books, including Masters of the Mind: Exploring the Story of Mental Illness from Ancient Times to the New Millennium, Personality Disorders in Modern Life, 2E, and Wiley's forthcoming 15-book Normality to Abnormality Personality Series.


Preface ix Part I Historical, Theoretical, andMethodological Foundations 1 1 Historical, Modern, and Contemporary Approaches to Personology 3 2 Sources of Personologic and Psychopathologic Development 63 3 Clinical Methods and Instruments of Personalized Assessment 119 4 Logic and Modalities of Personalized Psychotherapy 180 5 Classification Considerations, DSM-5 Prelims, and Proposals for Personology 232 Part II Interpersonally Imbalanced Spectra 285 6 Deferential Styles, Attached Types, Dependent Disorders: The DAD Spectrum 287 7 Sociable Styles, Pleasuring Types, Histrionic Disorders: The SPH Spectrum 330 8 Confident Styles, Egotistic Types, Narcissistic Disorders: The CEN Spectrum 375 9 Aggrandizing Styles, Devious Types, Antisocial Disorders: The ADA Spectrum 423 Part III Intrapsychically Conflicted Spectra 477 10 Reliable Styles, Constricted Types, Compulsive Disorders: The RCC Spectrum 479 11 Discontented Styles, Resentful Types, Negativistic Disorders: The DRN Spectrum 526 12 Abused Styles, Aggrieved Types, Masochistic Disorders: The AAM Spectrum 572 13 Assertive Styles, Denigrating Types, Sadistic Disorders: The ADS Spectrum 616 Part IV Emotionally Extreme Spectra 661 14 Apathetic Styles, Asocial Types, Schizoid Disorders: The AAS Spectrum 663 15 Shy Styles, Reticent Types, Avoidant Disorders: The SRA Spectrum 708 16 Dejected Styles, Forlorn Types, Melancholic Disorders: The DFM Spectrum 754 17 Ebullient Styles, Exuberant Types, Turbulent Disorders: The EET Spectrum 798 Part V Structurally Defective Spectra 829 18 Eccentric Styles, Schizotypal Types, Schizophrenic Disorders: The ESS Spectrum 831 19 Unstable Styles, Borderline Types, Cyclophrenic Disorders: The UBC Spectrum 890 20 Mistrustful Styles, Paranoid Types, Paraphrenic Disorders: The MPP Spectrum 953 References 1009 Author Index 1061 Subject Index 1079

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780470040935
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1128
  • ID: 9780470040935
  • weight: 1868
  • ISBN10: 0470040939
  • edition: 3rd Edition

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