Despite good understanding of how to best classify personality disorders, there are new developments based on changes in our understanding, new nosological systems, and new evidence. For example, borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be better distinguished from narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), leading to changes in our understanding as well as our therapeutic technique.
**This content was captured at the 2015 APA Annual Meeting and may reference information from various sources and terminology from previous editions of the DSM.
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- Identify important trends in 21st century psychodynamic psychiatry including those related to therapeutic alliance
- Recognize and use interpretation properly in patients with severe personality disorder
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Estimated Duration: 0.5 hours
Program Start: June 1, 2016
Program End: June 1, 2022
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Faculty and Planner Disclosures
- Otto F. Kernberg, M.D., Weill Cornell Medicine. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Tristan Gorrindo, M.D., Director of Education, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests
- Jon Fanning, M.S., C.A.E., Chief of Membership and RFM-ECP, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests
- Stephanie Auditore, J.D., Director of Member Product Development, Engagement & Portfolio Management, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests
- Ricardo A. Juarez, M.S., Associate Director, Office of International Affairs, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests
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