Treatment: Personality Disorders
DSM IV Criteria: DSMIV made Easy Website
Antisocial Personality Disorder - 301.7
Avoidant Personality Disorder - 301.82
Borderline Personality Disorder - 301.83
Dependent Personality Disorder - 301.6
Histrionic Personality Disorder - 301.50
Narcissistic Personality Disorder - 301.81
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder - 301.4
Paranoid Personality Disorder - 301.0
Personality Disorder Not Otherwise Specified - 301.9
Schizoid Personality Disorder - 301.20
Schizotypal Personality Disorder - 301.22
Selected Readings
Biology of Personality Disorders by Kenneth R. Silk (Editor)
Borderline Psychopathology and Its Treatment by Gerald Adler
Broken Structures : Severe Personality Disorders and Their Treatment by Salman Akhtar
Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder by Marsha M. Linehan
Changing Character : Short-Term Anxiety-Regulating Psychotherapy for Restructuring Defenses, Affects, and Attachment by Leigh McCullough Vaillant
Cognitive Behavior Therapy of DSM-IV Personality Disorders: Highly Effective Interventions for the Most Common Personality Disorders by Len Sperry
Cognitive Therapy for Personality Disorders : A Schema-Focused Approach (Practitioner's Resource Series) by Jeffrey E. Young
Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders by Aaron T. Beck, Arthur Freeman
Developmental Pathogenesis and Treatment of Borderline and Narcissistic Personalities by Donald B. Rinsley
Essential Papers on Character Neurosis and Treatment by Ruth F. Lax (Editor)
Handbook of Diagnosis and Treatment of the Dsm-IV Personality Disorders by Len Sperry
Interpersonal Diagnosis and Treatment of Personality Disorders by Lorna Smith Benjamin
Multisystemic Treatment of Antisocial Behavior in Children and Adolescents by Scott W. Henggeler, Charles M. Borduin, Sonja K. Schoenwald
Personality Disorders in Older Adults : Emerging Issues in Diagnosis and Treatment (Personality and Clinical Psychology) by Erlene Rosowsky (Editor), Robert Abrams (Editor), Richard A. Zweig (Editor
The Personality Disorders : A New Look at the Developmental Self and Object Relations Approach: Theory - Diagnosis - Treatment by James F. Masterson
The Personality Disorders Treatment Planner by Neil R. Bockian, Arthur E., Jr. Jongsma
Personality-Guided Therapy (Wiley Series on Personality Process) by Theodore Millon, Seth Grossman, Sarah Meagher, Carrie Millon
Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality by John F. Clarkin, Frank E. Yeomans, Otto F. Kernberg, Ctto F. Kernberg
Self-Management Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder : A Therapist-Guided Approach by Michael H. Langley
Shorter Term Treatments for Borderline Personality Disorders by John D. Preston
Social Factors in the Personality Disorders : A Biopsychosocial Approach to Etiology and Treatment (Studies in Social and Community Psychiatry) by Joel Paris
Time-Limited Day Treatment for Personality Disorders : Integration of Research and Practice in a Group Program by William E., Phd Piper, John S., Mb Rosie, Anthony S., Phd Joyce, Hassan F. A. Azim
Treating Difficult Personality Disorders by Michael Rosenbluth (Editor), Irvin D. Yalom (Contributor)
Working With Traits : Psychotherapy of Personality Disorders by Joel Paris


Aggression and Transference in Severe Personality Disorders by Otto F. Kernberg, M.D. (Psychiatric Times)
Antecedents of Personality Disorders in Young Adults by Joseph M. Rey, M.D. (Psychiatric Times)
Narcissistic Personality: A Stable Disorder or a State of Mind? by Elsa Ronningstam, Ph.D. and John Gunderson, M.D. (Psychiatric Times)
Other Helpful Links
DSM IV Made Easy Website - provides diagnostic information on most DSM IV categories
Dr. Bob's Website - DSM IV Codes - provides codes for each DSM IV category
Psychiatric Meds Info- links to the site