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Personality Disorders ( General Links)

A personality disorder, as defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR), is an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that differs markedly from the expectations of the individual's culture, is pervasive and inflexible, has an onset in adolescence or early adulthood, is stable over time, and leads to distress or impairment.

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16 Personality Disorders - A comprehensive and systematic classification of 16 types of personality disorder. 2/5
All About You- A Guide to Your Personality - measures what many psychologists consider to be the fundamental dimensions of personality. 2/5
Attention-Seeking Personality Disorders - Insecurity and centre of attention behaviour. 3/5
eMedicine - Personality Disorders - Article by Michael S Beeson, 3/5
Ethological Attachment Theory - A Great Idea in Personality? - Patricia Pendry Northwestern University. 3/5
  Free online - Big Five personality test with score commentary. Classic interpretation of the personality traits Openness, Conscientiousness, Extroversion, Agreeableness, Neuroticism. 3/5
Great Ideas in Personality - Deals with scientific research programs on the psychology of personality. 3/5
PTypes - Solitary Personality Type - Extreme sexual repression; a very early withdrawal from all sexual activity; the behavior of a normal "solitary'' or loner personality.  3/5
Personality and Consciousness - Maslow, Freud, Jung, Adler, Rogers, Skinner. Quotations, descriptions of work, links.  2/5
Personality Theories - Dr. C. George Boeree, at Shippensburg University. Fee Electronic Personality Theories Textbook. 4/5
Psychological Type Profiles - Latest versions of the 16 Psychological Types, with Related Links.  2/5
Rorschach Inkblot Test - The Original Rorschach Page History, Humor, Bookstore, and Discussion Group. Student. 4/5
The Big Five Personality Theory Model - The five-factor model is comprised of five personality dimensions (OCEAN): Openness to Experience, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness, and Neuroticism. 3/5
Google Articles
Google Scholarly Article on Personality Disorder - Click Here
Wikipedia - Personality Disorders - Click Here
Recommended Books    
Understanding Personality Disorders: An Introduction [Paperback]
Personality Disorder: The Definitive Reader (Forensic Focus) [Paperback]

Understanding Personality Disorders: An Introduction [Paperback]

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