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ERIC Number: EJ782947
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jan
Pages: 2
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0003-066X
Judgment Research and the Dimensional Model of Personality
Garb, Howard N.
American Psychologist, v63 n1 p60-61 Jan 2008
Comments on the original article "Plate tectonics in the classification of personality disorder: Shifting to a dimensional model," by T. A. Widiger and T. J. Trull. The purpose of this comment is to address (a) whether psychologists know how personality traits are currently assessed by clinicians and (b) the reliability and validity of those evaluations. Although Widiger and Trull argued that the shift to a dimensional model will improve the diagnosis of personality disorders, we can also expect that it will lead to improvements in evaluating personality traits.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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