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Walden University Personality Disorders Diagnosis Descriptive Essay

Walden University

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A brief explanation of how culture and gender may influence diagnoses of clients with personality disorders. Then, explain one controversy associated with the diagnosis of women with borderline personality disorder and one controversy associated with the diagnosis of antisocial personality disorder in men.

Readings

  • American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Publishing.
    • Personality Disorders
  • Paris, J. (2015). The intelligent clinician’s guide to the DSM-5 (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Retrieved from the Walden Library.
    • Chapter 14, Personality Disorders
  • Crosby, J. P., & Sprock, J. (2004). Effect of patient sex, clinician sex, and sex role on the diagnosis of antisocial personality disorder: Models of underpathologizing and overpathologizing biases. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 60(6), 583–604. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Jovev, M., McKenzie, T., Whittle, S., Simmons, J. G., Allen, N. B., & Chanen, A. M. (2013). Temperament and maltreatment in the emergence of borderline and antisocial personality pathology during early adolescence. Journal Of The Canadian Academy Of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 22(3), 220–229. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Media

  • Laureate Education. (Producer). (2012). Psychopathology: Personality disorders. [Video file]. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu

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Personality Disorders Diagnosis

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Personality Disorders Diagnosis
Gender and culture are some of the crucial factors that have a direct impact on the
diagnosis of an individual with a personality disorder. In this case, the patient’s gender and the
clinician’s sex are quite impactful on the way the diagnosis procedure is conducted and also the
manner through which the results are presented. Often, the sex of the patient, together...

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