Partial table of contents: Personality Disorders: Conceptual Distinctions and Classification Issues. THEORY. Contemporary Theoretical Models. An Integrative Theory of Personality and Psychopathology. A Theoretical Derivation of Pathological Personalities. TAXONOMY. Classification in Psychopathology: Rationale, Alternatives, and Standards. The DSM-III: Some Historical and Substantive Reflections. On the Genesis and Prevalence of the Borderline Personality Disorder: A Social Learning Thesis. INSTRUMENTATION. On the Renaissance of Personality Assessment and Personality Theory. MCMI: Substantive, Structural, and Criterion Validation. INTERVENTION. Issues and Methods of Psychological Treatment. Personologic Psychotherapy: Ten Commandments for a Post-Eclectic Approach to Integrative Treatment. Indexes.
THEODORE MILLON is Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard University and Professor of Psychology at the University of Miami. Recognized as the leading authority on personality disorders, Dr. Millon is the author of many influential publications, including Disorders of Personality: DSM-IV and Beyond; Toward a New Personology: An Evolutionary Model; Personality and Its Disorders: A Biosocial Learning Approach (with G. S. Everly), all published by Wiley; as well as Clinical Multiaxial Inventory II Manual; and Theories of Personality and Psychopathology.