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Personality Disorders

  • By: Kenneth N. Levy, William D. Ellison & Lori N. Scott
  • In: Encyclopedia of Counseling
  • Edited by: Frederick T. L. Leong
  • Subject:General Counseling & Psychotherapy, Counseling Psychology

Personality disorders (PDs) pose a major challenge to the modern profession of mental health care. Unlike depression, anxiety, and other disorders that are more commonly the focus of treatment, personality disorders are generally understood to be pervasive, inflexible, ...

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