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Avoidant Personality Disorder

Avoidant Personality Disorder

Sunday, September 19, 2010 23:37

Introduction: Background According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV), avoidant personality disorder (APD) is characterized by a pervasive pattern of social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and hypersensitivity to negative evaluation.1 Children who meet the criteria ...

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