Epidemiology of personality disorders.

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Epidemiology is concerned with the occurrence of disease in populations. Epidemiologic studies measure the prevalence and distribution of disorders, investigate questions of case definition, determine risk factors, and evaluate the natural history and consequences of disorders. This paper reviews and discusses empiric advances made over the past 2 years in the epidemiologic study of personality disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)41-45
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent psychiatry reports
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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