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Depressive Personality Disorder: Fact or Fiction?

Depressive Personality Disorder: Fact or Fiction? Journal Persality Disorders. 13(2), 128-134, 1999 The Guilford Press Katharine A. Phillips, MD, John G. Gunders, MD Depressive persality arouses disorder (DPD) is fcinating cstruct that csiderable ctroversy. The ctroversy centers a number questis. Is it a distinct disorder? Is it really just dysthymic disorder? Does it overlap excessively ccerns with other such persality disorders? In additi clsificati with Axis I these, catis. If this putative disorder is widely worry about treatment impli accepted by the field, will patients depressive macotherapy? disorders be undertreated with ten effective phar When the DSM-V process gets anticipate that arguments underway, DPD will be scrutinized. impsied will be made both for will argue that it should be diagnosis, others that it should against its inclusi in the manual. an elevated the status ficial Axis II be eliminated algether. Available data will be cfully examined inform the debate determine the decisi that is made. In their review, Ryder Bagby ( 1 999) cclude that DPD does not warrant inclusi in future editis DSM. While have statement that "...relevant research DPD h always agreed with their yet establish sufficiently an that this cstruct should be formally introduced Axis II disorder," would argue that currently http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Personality Disorders Guilford Press

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Guilford Press
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© 1999 The Guilford Press
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0885-579X
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10.1521/pedi.1999.13.2.128
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Journal Persality Disorders. 13(2), 128-134, 1999 The Guilford Press Katharine A. Phillips, MD, John G. Gunders, MD Depressive persality arouses disorder (DPD) is fcinating cstruct that csiderable ctroversy. The ctroversy centers a number questis. Is it a distinct disorder? Is it really just dysthymic disorder? Does it overlap excessively ccerns with other such persality disorders? In additi clsificati with Axis I these, catis. If this putative disorder is widely worry about treatment impli accepted by the field, will patients depressive macotherapy? disorders be undertreated with ten effective phar When the DSM-V process gets anticipate that arguments underway, DPD will be scrutinized. impsied will be made both for will argue that it should be diagnosis, others that it should against its inclusi in the manual. an elevated the status ficial Axis II be eliminated algether. Available data will be cfully examined inform the debate determine the decisi that is made. In their review, Ryder Bagby ( 1 999) cclude that DPD does not warrant inclusi in future editis DSM. While have statement that "...relevant research DPD h always agreed with their yet establish sufficiently an that this cstruct should be formally introduced Axis II disorder," would argue that currently

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Journal of Personality DisordersGuilford Press

Published: Jun 1, 1999

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