Objective: To test the reliability and applicability of Urdu translation of the International personality disorder
examination (IPDE) in a psychiatric outpatient population in Pakistan.
A total sample of 60 patients, 30 patients (15 men and 15 women) is a help seeker, and 30 patients (15 men and 15 women) who are without personality disorder
Personality psychopathology is suggested to be ruled out in all patients with major depressive disorder specifically and addressed in treatment as there is established evidence of prevalence of personality disorders
as borderline personality disorder
among patients with Mood disorders.
Differences between clinical and research practices in diagnosing borderline personality disorder
Two clinical psychologists were busy and one had no experience working with people suffering from borderline personality disorder
with a Cluster C personality disorder
(avoidant, dependent or
Another result of paternal permissive parenting is narcissistic personality disorder
characterised by grandiosity, need for admiration and lack of empathy.
A very few studies (Rossier J, et al 2013; Paris' 1998) have been done on personality and personality disorder
to describe the relationship between personality disorder
and culture among the rural and urban areas and has been concluded that prevalence rate of PDs are supposed to be culturally dependent and was hypothesised that PDs of cluster C should be more frequent in the rural sample and PDs of cluster B should be more frequent in the urban sample (Paris; 1998) rather than estimating prevalent rates.
Antisocial personality disorder
is associated with receipt of physical disability benefits in substance abuse treatment patients.
Of the personality disorders
, particular attention has been paid to borderline personality disorder
(BPD) as the symptom clusters which it involves have been shown to improve considerably with treatment (4).
This monograph also posits the notion of personality disorder
with severe structure, describing it as a psychiatric entity with rare occurrence in clinical practice, but frequent in the field of forensic psychiatry, because social dysfunction level degenerates into criminality.
As a result of the meetings, we created a database composed of 541 items which were ranked, according to the content, in the following criteria: respective personality disorder
according to Millon's theory and the DSM-IVTR; respective DSM-IV-TR criteria; compatible item of the MCMI-III (when existing); and, compatible item of the IDTP (when existing).