Diagnosing Personality Disorders: The Latest Trends
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 10, Number 3, March 2012
Mark Zimmerman, MD
Director of outpatient psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI
Dr. Zimmerman discloses that he has received research grant support from Eli Lilly to study the validation of a scale. Dr. Balt has reviewed this article and found no evidence of bias in this educational activity.
In 2013, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) plans to release the fifth edition of the DSM. We are all aware that there may be some significant changes in personality disorder criteria in the DSM-5, which has created some controversy.