tom XX / numer 4 Beata Pastwa-Wojciechowska, Diagnoza zaburzeń osobowości a perspektywa opiniowania sądowo-psychologicznego

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The article provides an overview of the current discussions on personality disorders and their role in the psychological assessment for court. The discussion focused on the following aspects: 1) the difficulties and challenges of diagnosis of personality disorders; 2) the status of personality disorders in psychological assessment for court; 3) the presentation of modern methodology for the diagnosis of personality disorder and 4) interaction of multiple disorders and accuracy of the diagnosis. Despite the fact that personality disorders still constitute the largest group among the disorders diagnosed in offenders they still pose a diagnostic challenge for clinicians. The problem concerns both the diagnostic criteria of the medical models, as well as methods for their evaluation and description. Therefore, the search for methods of more precise and objective assessment of offenders is still needed by the administration of Justice.

Key words: personality disorders, psychological assessment for court, clinical and methodological problems

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Rocznik: 2015

Tom: XX

Numer: 4

Tytuł: Diagnoza zaburzeń osobowości a perspektywa opiniowania sądowo-psychologicznego

Autorzy: Beata Pastwa-Wojciechowska

PFP: 499-513

DOI: 10.14656/PFP20150404