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Edited by Benjamin L. Hankin and John R. Z. Abela, Development of Psychopathology: A Vulnerability-Stress Perspective brings together the foremost experts conducting groundbreaking research into the major factors shaping psychopathological disorders across the lifespan in order to review and integrate the theoretical and empirical literature in this field. The volume editors build upon two important and established research and clinical traditions: developmental psychopathology frameworks and vulnerability-stress models of psychological disorders.

The Developmental Psychopathology of Personality Disorders
The developmental psychopathology of personality disorders
Jeffrey G.Johnson, Pamela G.McGeoch, Vanessa P.Caskey, Sotoodeh G.Abhary, Joel R.Sneed, and Robert F.Bornstein

It is widely recognized among clinicians, researchers, and theorists that interpersonal experiences during childhood, adolescence, and to a lesser extent during adulthood play an important role in personality development. Because every aspect of human existence is profoundly affected by social interaction, and because our lives are defined and structured by our relationships with other people, personality itself is widely viewed as being determined or shaped by these relationships. Personality development is generally understood to take place predominantly during childhood and adolescence, and personality disorders (PDs) accordingly tend to become evident by adolescence or early adulthood (American Psychiatric Association [APA], 1968, 1980, 1987, ...

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