Personality Disorders and Eating Disorders: Exploring the by M.D., Randy A. Sansone

By M.D., Randy A. Sansone

Character issues and consuming issues explores and defines the multifaceted dating among those fields in a cogent synthesis of occurrence, etiology, and therapy. The e-book brings jointly prime experts in either fields, with a scientific specialise in such topical matters as genetics, drug abuse, and formative years trauma—as they relate to every box and as they have an effect on the connection among the 2 issues. Therapists who deal with consuming problems will locate the fabric on remedy ways in particular priceless in formulating interventions with quite tough sufferers. Therapists who paintings with sufferers with character issues will locate that the interface among character and consuming issues is appropriate to numerous facets of self-destructive habit saw in those members. This certain booklet complements the evaluation and remedy of people being affected by character issues and consuming issues, and it augments the knowledge of either populations, whereas constructing a origin for discussing each one as they interface with each other.

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In reality, personality traits may be considered to be (a) inherently maladaptive, (b) maladaptive only above a certain level, and/or (c) maladaptive only in certain contexts. As such, at least part of the reason for the low reliability of the DSM diagnoses may be the inherent lack of an operationalized definition of maladaptiveness. Practice Point Despite its importance in the conceptualization of PDs in the DSM, maladaptiveness is not specifically included in all of the criteria for individual PD diagnoses, and the DSM offers little help in separating PDs from normal personality traits.

Second, the maladaptiveness criterion as stated in the DSM–IV offers little help in delineating PDs from normal personality traits.  637).  630). However, the DSM does not provide specific criteria as a basis on which to judge particular descriptors as maladaptive. In reality, personality traits may be considered to be (a) inherently maladaptive, (b) maladaptive only above a certain level, and/or (c) maladaptive only in certain contexts. As such, at least part of the reason for the low reliability of the DSM diagnoses may be the inherent lack of an operationalized definition of maladaptiveness.

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