Personality Disorder Concept (from ICD-10)

A conceptual projection of ICD-10 criteria for personality disorder

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Personality Disorder Concept (from ICD-10) by Mind Map: Personality Disorder Concept (from ICD-10)

1. G6. Organic brain disease, injury, or dysfunction must be excluded as possible cause of the deviation (if such organic causation is demonstrable, use category F07).

2. G5. The deviation cannot be explained as a manifestation or consequence of other adult mental disorders, although episodic or chronic conditions from sections F0 to F7 of this classification may co-exist, or be superimposed on it.

3. G4. There must be evidence that the deviation is stable and of long duration, having its onset in late childhood or adolescence.

4. Diagnostic Guidance:

5. G1. Evidence that the individual's characteristic and enduring patterns of inner experience and behaviour deviate markedly as a whole from the culturally expected and accepted range (or 'norm'). Such deviation must be manifest in more than one of:

5.1. Cognition

5.2. Affectivity

5.3. Control over impulses or gratification

5.4. Relating to others and manner of handling interpersonal situations

6. G2. The deviation must manifest itself pervasively as behaviour that is inflexible, maladaptive, or otherwise dysfunctional across a broad range of personal and social situations (i.e. not being limited to one specific 'triggering' stimulus or situation).

7. G3. There is personal distress, or adverse impact on the social environment, or both, clearly attributable to the behaviour referred to under G2