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Personality disorders 

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date: 18 August 2019

During the last few decades there has been an impressive growth in research and knowledge on personality disorders. There is a strong growing evidence that they are “real” disorders that can be managed in ways similar to the rest of psychiatric disorders. There is also a growing consensus on the need for a new classification able to capture the nuances beyond the rigidity of present nosological systems. There is also a need for a clearer delimitation from normal personality variants something that will have important impacts, for instance in forensic settings or for reimbursement purposes.

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