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Personality Pathways to Depression

Jonathan Shedler, PhD
Volunteer Clinical Professor
Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, learners will be able to:

  • Describe core features of the major personality styles/disorders
  • Describe how narcissistic, paranoid, and borderline personality styles create psychological vulnerability to depression
  • Describe the defining features of depressive personality as a diagnostic construct and their implications for treatment


Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and are intended only for an audience of medical professionals.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits will be available for licensed physicians participating in this activity. You must attend this event and sign in to qualify for CME credit.

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