Personality disorders and older adults : diagnosis, by Daniel L Segal; Frederick L Coolidge; Erlene Rosowsky

By Daniel L Segal; Frederick L Coolidge; Erlene Rosowsky

Show description

Read or Download Personality disorders and older adults : diagnosis, assessment, and treatment PDF

Best personality books

Zero-Variable Theories and the Psychology of the Explainer

In Zero-Variable Theories, Dr. Robert Wicklund invitations the reader to think about the mental point of view of the "explainer". In studying the over-simplifications that experience develop into dominant in smooth psychology, the writer issues to such components as festival with different explainers and strain to provide and promulgate a special rationalization.

The Causes and Cures of Criminality

The identify that the authors have selected for this booklet, The factors and treatments of illegal activity, means that it can be simply one other e-book specu­ lating at the sociological evils that must be placed correct for "everything within the backyard to be gorgeous. " If this is often the expectancy, the reader couldn't be extra wrong.

Wives of Child Molesters Within the Family

This pioneering quantity brings a rarely-studied population--wives and girlfriends of fellows who molest children--into the transparent concentration essential to comprehend the dynamics of those disturbed households. information of the examine highlight interview method, layout, constitution, and security because the matters offer the most important data--about their companions in addition to themselves--typically neglected via legislation enforcement and different pros.

The Language of Evaluation: Appraisal in English

This can be the 1st complete account of the Appraisal Framework. The underlying linguistic idea is defined and justified, and the applying of this versatile software, which has been utilized to a large choice of textual content and discourse research matters, is proven all through via pattern textual content analyses from more than a few registers, genres and fields.

Additional resources for Personality disorders and older adults : diagnosis, assessment, and treatment

Sample text

We conclude with two chapters that address intervention, including an overview of general issues and models of intervention (Chapter 10) and a model of goodness of fit (Chapter 11). The Odd and Eccentric (Cluster A) Personality Disorders and Aging 2 Chapter I n Chapters 2 through 5, we focus on a clinical description of the specific personality disorders according to DSM conceptualizations, organized by clusters (Cluster A in Chapter 2, Cluster B in Chapter 3, Cluster C in Chapter 4, and other personality disorders in Chapter 5).

About This Book In subsequent chapters, we provide a clinical description and the official diagnostic criteria for personality disorders grouped by the official clusters of the DSM-IV-TR. These include Cluster A (Paranoid, Schizoid, and Schizotypal Personality Disorders; in Chapter 2), Cluster B (Antisocial, Borderline, Histrionic, and Narcissistic Personality Disorders; in Chapter 3), and Cluster C About This Book 21 (Avoidant, Dependent, and Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorders; in Chapter 4).

As such, older adults increasingly prefer to spend time with people who are close to them, especially family members, instead of meeting new people. Hearing impairment, which is common in later life, can also restrict one’s social network, and in these cases, reduced social contacts should not be perceived as being due to maladaptive personality traits. , 1999; Labouvie-Vief & Hakim-Larson, 1989; Lawton, Kleban, Rajagopal, & Dean, 1992). Theorized Pattern in Later Life and Possible Impact of Aging The aging issue most threatening to the schizoid type is the increased dependency on others (usually due to loss of mobility, loss of financial resources, and/or physical declines).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.93 of 5 – based on 30 votes