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The Emergence of Personality Disorder in Adolescence: New Findings and Their Implications for Treatment

Rebecca Shiner, PhD
Charles A. Dana Professor • Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences • Colgate University

Learning objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize patterns indicating emerging personality disorders in adolescents
  • Have greater ability to identify the personality traits, mental representations, coping strategies, and life narratives that contribute to the development of adolescent personality disorders
  • Have an enhanced understanding of why adolescence is a critical period for the emergence of personality disorders
  • Have a more sophisticated perspective on why to use the DSM-5 Alternative Model of Personality Disorders instead of the categorical diagnoses


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended only for behavioral/mental health professionals and clinical providers.

Continuing education (CE) credit is available for physicians, psychologists, nurses, and therapists who participate in this activity.

Event Details

  • Rasheeda Ally
  • marilyn hanley

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