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Personality Disorders in Modern Life


Personality Disorders in Modern Life


2. Aufl.

von: Theodore Millon, Carrie M. Millon, Sarah E. Meagher, Seth D. Grossman, Rowena Ramnath

180,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 12.06.2012
ISBN/EAN: 9781118428818
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 624

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A revision of the leading textbook on personality disorders by renowned expert Theodore Millon "Personalities are like impressionistic paintings. At a distance, each person is 'all of a piece'; up close, each is a bewildering complexity of moods, cognitions, and motives." -Theodore Millon Exploring the continuum from normal personality traits to the diagnosis and treatment of severe cases of personality disorders, Personality Disorders in Modern Life, Second Edition is unique in its coverage of both important historical figures and contemporary theorists in the field. Its content spans all the major disorders-Antisocial, Avoidant, Depressive, Compulsive, Histrionic, Narcissistic, Paranoid, Schizoid, and Borderline-as well as their many subtypes. Attention to detail and in-depth discussion of the subtleties involved in these debilitating personality disorders make this book an ideal companion to the DSM-IV(TM). Fully updated with the latest research and theory, this important text features: Discussion of the distinctive clinical features and developmental roots of personality disorders Balanced coverage of the major theoretical perspectives-biological, psychodynamic, interpersonal, cognitive, and evolutionary Individual chapters on all DSM-IV(TM) personality disorders and their several subtypes and mixtures Case studies throughout the text that bring to life the many faces of these disorders Including a new assessment section that singles out behavioral indicators considered to have positive predictive power for the disorders, this Second Edition also includes a special focus on developmental, gender, and cultural issues specific to each disorder. A comprehensive reference suitable for today's practitioners, Personality Disorders in Modern Life, Second Edition features a clear style that also makes it a valuable resource for advanced undergraduate and graduate students. The most thorough book of its kind, this Second Edition is a powerful, practical resource for all trainees and professionals in key mental health fields, such as psychology, social work, and nursing.
CHAPTER1 PERSONALITY DISORDERS: CLASSICAL FOUNDATIONS 1 Abnormal Behavior and Personality 3 Early Perspectives on the Personality Disorders 14 The Biological Perspective 17 The Psychodynamic Perspective 22 Summary 35 CHAPTER2 PERSONALITY DISORDERS: CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES 38 The Interpersonal Perspective 39 The Cognitive Perspective 48 Trait and Factorial Perspectives 54 The Evolutionary-Neurodevelopmental Perspective 57 Summary 72 CHAPTER3 DEVELOPMENT OF PERSONALITY DISORDERS 74 On the Interactive Nature of Developmental Pathogenesis 77 Pathogenic Biological Factors 78 Pathogenic Experiential History 88 Sources of Pathogenic Learning 90 Continuity of Early Learnings 101 Sociocultural Influences 112 Summary 116 CHAPTER4 ASSESSMENT AND THERAPY OF THE PERSONALITY DISORDERS 117 The Assessment of Personality 118 Psychotherapy of the Personality Disorders 134 Summary 147 CHAPTER5 THE ANTISOCIAL PERSONALITY 150 From Normality to Abnormality 155 Variations of the Antisocial Personality 158 Early Historical Forerunners 161 The Biological Perspective 162 The Psychodynamic Perspective 166 The Interpersonal Perspective 168 The Cognitive Perspective 172 The Evolutionary-Neurodevelopmental Perspective 175 Therapy 182 Summary 184 CHAPTER6 THE AVOIDANT PERSONALITY 187 From Normality to Abnormality 191 Variations of the Avoidant Personality 193 Early Historical Forerunners 198 The Biological Perspective 198 The Psychodynamic Perspective 201 The Interpersonal Perspective 203 The Cognitive Perspective 206 The Evolutionary-Neurodevelopmental Perspective 210 Therapy 217 Summary 220 CHAPTER7 THE OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE PERSONALITY 223 From Normality to Abnormality 227 Variations of the Compulsive Personality 229 Early Historical Forerunners 235 The Psychodynamic Perspective 236 The Interpersonal Perspective 240 The Cognitive Perspective 244 The Evolutionary-Neurodevelopmental Perspective 247 Therapy 255 Summary 257 CHAPTER8 THE DEPENDENT PERSONALITY 259 From Normality to Abnormality 263 Variations of the Dependent Personality 265 Early Historical Forerunners 268 The Psychodynamic Perspective 270 The Interpersonal Perspective 273 The Cognitive Perspective 275 The Evolutionary-Neurodevelopmental Perspective 278 Therapy 284 Summary 289 CHAPTER9 THE HISTRIONIC PERSONALITY 292 From Normality to Abnormality 295 Variations of the Histrionic Personality 297 Early Historical Forerunners 301 The Biological Perspective 302 The Psychodynamic Perspective 304 The Interpersonal Perspective 311 The Cognitive Perspective 315 The Evolutionary-Neurodevelopmental Perspective 318 Therapy 324 Summary 327 CHAPTER 10 THE NARCISSISTIC PERSONALITY 330 From Normality to Abnormality 333 Variations of the Narcissistic Personality 337 Early Historical Forerunners 342 The Biological Perspective 343 The Psychodynamic Perspective 343 The Interpersonal Perspective 349 The Cognitive Perspective 355 The Evolutionary-Neurodevelopmental Perspective 358 Therapy 366 Summary 369 CHAPTER 11 THE SCHIZOID PERSONALITY 371 From Normality to Abnormality 376 Variations of the Schizoid Personality 377 The Biological Perspective 380 The Psychodynamic Perspective 383 The Interpersonal Perspective 386 The Cognitive Perspective 390 The Evolutionary-Neurodevelopmental Perspective 392 Therapy 398 Summary 401 CHAPTER 12 THE SCHIZOTYPAL PERSONALITY 403 From Normality to Abnormality 408 Variations of the Schizotypal Personality 409 Early Historical Forerunners 412 The Biological Perspective 414 The Psychodynamic Perspective 416 The Interpersonal Perspective 419 The Cognitive Perspective 423 The Evolutionary-Neurodevelopmental Perspective 425 Therapy 430 Summary 433 CHAPTER 13 THE PARANOID PERSONALITY 435 From Normality to Abnormality 439 Variations of the Paranoid Personality 442 Early Historical Forerunners 445 The Biological Perspective 448 The Psychodynamic Perspective 449 The Interpersonal Perspective 455 The Cognitive Perspective 458 The Evolutionary-Neurodevelopmental Perspective 463 Therapy 471 Summary 475 CHAPTER 14 THE BORDERLINE PERSONALITY 477 From Normality to Abnormality 481 Variations of the Borderline Personality 482 The Biological Perspective 488 The Psychodynamic Perspective 490 The Interpersonal Perspective 495 The Cognitive Perspective 502 The Evolutionary-Neurodevelopmental Perspective 505 Therapy 511 Summary 516 CHAPTER 15 PERSONALITY DISORDERS FROM THE APPENDICES OF DSM-III-R AND DSM-IV 519 The Self-Defeating (Masochistic) Personality 520 The Sadistic Personality 530 The Depressive Personality 539 The Negativistic (Passive-Aggressive) Personality 548 Summary 558 References 561 Author Index 583 Subject Index 593
Theodore Millon, PhD, DSc, 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 for the Study of Personality Disorders, and a key member of the DSM-III and DSM-IV committees on personality disorders. Seth Grossman, PsyD, is a codeveloper of several personality inventories, and coauthor of numerous theoretical, research, and clinical papers with Dr. Millon. Carrie Millon, PhD, is former EAP director of the University of Miami and currently Associate Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies of Personology and Psychopathology (IASPP). Sarah Meagher, PhD, is a research clinician practicing health psychology in the behavior medicine programs of Kaiser Permanente mental health services in California. Rowena Ramnath, PsyD, is a research associate at IASPP and specializes in forensic psychology and Internet addiction.
A revision of the leading textbook on personality disorders by renowned expert Theodore Millon "Personalities are like impressionistic paintings. At a distance, each person is ‘all of a piece’; up close, each is a bewildering complexity of moods, cognitions, and motives." –Theodore Millon Exploring the continuum from normal personality traits to the diagnosis and treatment of severe cases of personality disorders, Personality Disorders in Modern Life, Second Edition is unique in its coverage of both important historical figures and contemporary theorists in the field. Its content spans all the major disorders–Antisocial, Avoidant, Depressive, Compulsive, Histrionic, Narcissistic, Paranoid, Schizoid, and Borderline–as well as their many subtypes. Attention to detail and in-depth discussion of the subtleties involved in these debilitating personality disorders make this book an ideal companion to the DSM-IV™. Fully updated with the latest research and theory, this important text features: Discussion of the distinctive clinical features and developmental roots of personality disorders Balanced coverage of the major theoretical perspectives–biological, psychodynamic, interpersonal, cognitive, and evolutionary Individual chapters on all DSM-IV™ personality disorders and their several subtypes and mixtures Case studies throughout the text that bring to life the many faces of these disorders Including a new assessment section that singles out behavioral indicators considered to have positive predictive power for the disorders, this Second Edition also includes a special focus on developmental, gender, and cultural issues specific to each disorder. A comprehensive reference suitable for today’s practitioners, Personality Disorders in Modern Life, Second Edition features a clear style that also makes it a valuable resource for advanced undergraduate and graduate students. The most thorough book of its kind, this Second Edition is a powerful, practical resource for all trainees and professionals in key mental health fields, such as psychology, social work, and nursing.

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