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22.1 Which of the following terms best describes the diagnostic approach proposed
in the Alternative DSM-5 Model for Personality Disorders?
22.2 In addition to an assessment of pathological personality traits, a personality
disorder diagnosis in the alternative DSM-5 model requires an assessment of
which of the following?
A. Level of impairment in personality functioning.
B. Comorbidity with Axis I disorders.
C. Degree of introversion versus extroversion.
D. Stability of the personality traits over time.
E. Familial inheritance of specific traits.
22.3 Which of the following is a domain of the Alternative DSM-5 Model for Personality Disorders?
22.4 In addition to negative affectivity, which of the following maladaptive trait domains is most associated with avoidant personality disorder?
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22.5 The diagnosis of personality disorder—trait specified in the Alternative DSM5 Model of Personality Disorders differs from the DSM-IV diagnosis of personality disorder not otherwise specified in that the DSM-5 diagnosis includes
personality trait domains based on which of the following?
A. The level of impairment.
B. Their resemblance to Axis I disorders.
C. The five-factor model of personality.
D. Cognitive theories of behavior.
E. Neurobiological correlates of behavior.
22.6 In the Alternative DSM-5 Model for Personality Disorders, personality functioning includes both self functioning (involving identity and self-direction)
and interpersonal functioning (involving empathy and intimacy). Which of the
following is a characteristic of healthy self functioning?
A. Comprehension and appreciation of others’ experiences and motivations.
B. Variability of self-esteem.
C. Tolerance of differing perspectives.
D. Fluctuating boundaries between self and others.
E. Experience of oneself as unique.
22.7 Which of the following is not a personality disorder criterion in the Alternative
DSM-5 Model for Personality Disorders?
A. The impairments in personality functioning and the individual’s personality trait expression are relatively inflexible and pervasive across a broad
range of personal and social situations.
B. The impairments in personality functioning and the individual’s personality trait expression are relatively stable across time, with onsets that can be
traced back to at least adolescence or early adulthood.
C. The impairments in personality functioning and the individual’s personality trait expression are not solely attributable to the physiological effects of
a substance or another medical condition (e.g., severe head trauma).
D. The impairments in personality functioning are not comorbid with another
E. The impairments in personality functioning and the individual’s personality trait expression are not better understood as normal for an individual’s
developmental stage or sociocultural environment.
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22.8 In order to meet the proposed diagnostic criteria for antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) in the Alternative DSM-5 Model for Personality Disorders, an individual must have maladaptive personality traits in which of the following
A. Negative affectivity.
22.9 In the Alternative DSM-5 Model for Personality Disorders, which of the following is not an element used to assess level of impairment in personality functioning?
D. Work performance.
22.10 Which of the following statements about the relationship between severity of
personality dysfunction—as rated on the Level of Personality Functioning
Scale (LPFS)—and presence of a personality disorder is false?
A. A patient must have “some impairment” as rated on the LPFS in order to be
diagnosed with a personality disorder.
B. “Moderate impairment” on the LPFS predicts the presence of a personality
C. “Severe impairment” on the LPFS predicts the presence of more than one
D. “Severe impairment” on the LPFS predicts the presence of one of the more
severe personality disorders.
E. The LPFS does not take into account the level of impairment, merely the
presence or absence of functional impairment
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