Course Details

Course TitlePersonality Disorders and the Five-Factor Model of Personality, Third Edition
Date Varies
ProviderAmerican Psychological Association Continuing Education
Credit Hours8
Method of InstructionIndependent Learning
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus

Course Description

This book explains how personality disorders can be understood from the perspective of the FFM, the most heavily researched and empirically supported dimensional model of general personality structure. The chapters summarize the conceptual and empirical support for the FFM, including the dimensional description of specific personality disorders and the application of the model for assessment and treatment. Case studies are also provided.

Course Objectives

Discuss how personality disorders can be understood from the Five-factor model (FFM). Describe the conceptual support for the FFM. Identify research findings that support the FFM.