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Chapter 3 - Personality Difficulty

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  04 February 2022

Peter Tyrer
Affiliation:
Imperial College London
Roger Mulder
Affiliation:
University of Otago, New Zealand
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The term ‘personality difficulty’ will be unfamiliar to most people except as a general concept, but it will be part of the ICD-11 diagnostic spectrum of personality disorder in January 2022. We know a fair deal about it, but it is not a diagnosis. It is listed in the section of the ICD-11 classification for ‘non-disease entities that constitute factors, influencing health status and encounters with health services, that may be of clinical importance’, called Q Factors. The important section for personality difficulty is QE50 (problems associated with relationships). The full QE50 list is shown in Table 3.1.

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Personality Disorder
From Evidence to Understanding
, pp. 26 - 30
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

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  • Personality Difficulty
  • Peter Tyrer, Imperial College London, Roger Mulder, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Book: Personality Disorder
  • Online publication: 04 February 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108951685.004
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  • Peter Tyrer, Imperial College London, Roger Mulder, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Book: Personality Disorder
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  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108951685.004
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  • Personality Difficulty
  • Peter Tyrer, Imperial College London, Roger Mulder, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Book: Personality Disorder
  • Online publication: 04 February 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108951685.004
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