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Lindsay, William R.; Steptoe, Lesley; McVicker, Ronnie; Haut, Fabian; Robertson, Colette – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
In "DSM-5" there has been a move to dimensional personality disorder (PD) diagnosis, incorporating personality theory in the form of the five-factor model (FFM). It proposes an alternative assessment system based on diagnostic indicators and the FFM, while retaining "DSM-IV" categorical criteria. Four individuals with…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Personality Problems, Mental Disorders, Intellectual Disability
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Michalica, Kerri; Hunt, Harry – Creativity Research Journal, 2013
This study examined the commonalities and the differences between creativity and the schizophrenia spectrum. The variables measured were creativity, schizotypy, absorption, mystical experiences, spatial ability, balance, positive and negative presence, and neuroticism. Three community groups were recruited: 31 artists, 10 people with…
Descriptors: Creativity, Schizophrenia, Experience, Spatial Ability
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Hecht, Ira H.; Jurkovic, Gregory J. – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 1978
The validity of Wechsler's Performance--Verbal IQ sign was examined for psychopathic, neurotic, and subcultural delinquent boys. The psychopathic group scored significantly higher on the performance scale than on the verbal scale, and lower on the comprehension subtest than the other groups. Findings were related to characteristics common to…
Descriptors: Delinquency, Handicapped Children, Individual Characteristics, Intelligence