The Personality Style–Personality Disorder Continuum
- June 30, 2019
- Dr. Oldham
- John M. Oldham, M.D.
BY JOHN M. OLDHAM, MD What’s the difference between a personality style and a personality disorder? The Personality Self-Portrait system emerged in answer to that question. First things first: Organized medicine utilizes official terms to diagnose illness. In psychiatry, these are itemized in The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). […]