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personality traits and borderline personality disorder symptom domains

How do personality disorders differ from personality traits? Are the criteria for each PD, not traits, themselves?

Response should be research based, that is, articles from refereed scholarly journals from 2007 to present (not websites).

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It is a widely accepted fact that personality, and personality traits, are closely related to many major mental disorders, and more specifically to a wide array of personality disorders. Only recently it became possible for clinicians to relate various personality traits to manifold personality disorders, largely due to conceptualization of personality disorders in the DSM-V handbook. There are some limitations to the categorization of the personality disorders as they relate to certain personality traits, and the main ...

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Personality traits and borderline personality disorder symptom domains are examined. References are also listed to promote research.