Response to Dr. Gordon Parker's paper: An epidemiological perspective

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This article is a response to Gordon Parker's 'Etiology of Personality Disorders: A Review and Consideration of Research Models.' His proposal of a three-component model of personality is considered. The utility of epidemiological methods to investigate personality is outlined, and studies supporting a dimensional model of personality with no evidence of a threshold for disorder are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)375-380
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Personality Disorders
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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