Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (October 25, 1995)
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previous exams of Dr. Millon's work-- "Millon writes engagingly with a reverence for the heritage of rules and for the stairs priceless within the improvement of a systematic discipline." --Contemporary Psychology "Millon stands tall one of the such a lot fashionable figures within the box of psychopathology." --The relations Letter of the nationwide Academy of Counselors and kin Therapists Of comparable interest... towards a brand new PERSONOLOGY An Evolutionary version Theodore Millon Drawing on ideas inherent within the actual and organic sciences, Theodore Millon explicates his groundbreaking conception of character, its foundations, and its functions to the research of psychopathology. This leading edge conceptual constitution describes character when it comes to its easy survival and adaptive functions--especially within the polarities of pleasure/pain, passivity/activity, and self/other. this is often a vital paintings for psychologists, psychiatrists, and character researchers. 1990 (0-471-51573-6) 208 pp. issues OF character DSM-IV and past moment variation Theodore Millon and Roger D. Davis Written via one of many world's top gurus on character problems and an influential member of the DSM-IV Axis II paintings workforce, this publication will function an quintessential better half to DSM-IV and the definitive consultant to the entire advances within the box because the book of the 1st variation. significant revisions comprise a diffusion of easy character prototypes, an enlarged evaluation of latest pondering on character issues, unique fabric on common Comorbid Axis I and Axis II diagnoses, and extra fabric on character overview and treatment, together with an up to date evaluate of obtainable tools. 1995 (0-471-01186-X) 768 pp. One has to show to the writings of Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung to discover so systematic, profound, and seminal a physique of labor as that of Theodore Millon. A theorist of the 1st rank, he has authored a number of books of compelling medical application and perception. In character and Psychopathology, Millon presents the reader with a coordinated sequence of papers that illustrate his exceptional version for development a unified technology of personology and psychopathology. during this attempt, he seeks to combine formerly disparate elements right into a scientific technology. instead of constructing independently and being left to face as mostly unconnected services, Millon argues actually mature scientific technology will include particular: 1) theories, that's, explanatory and heuristic conceptual schemes that let the improvement of a proper 2) nosology, a taxonomic category of issues that's devised logically from the idea and which allows the advance of coordinated three) tools, instruments which are empirically grounded and sufficiently delicate quantitatively to let the theory's speculation to be accurately investigated, and from which goal parts will be distinct for four) interventions, thoughts and strategies of remedy designed in accord with the idea. a sequence of groundbreaking papers contain this inventive paintings. a few attach personology to different clinical geographical regions of nature, and others determine a sequence of thought-provoking "diagnostic standards" for the concept that of normality. The precision and good judgment for classifying psychopathologies include one other vintage article. a full of life and insightful research of the borderline character, explicated from a social studying viewpoint, serves as a fresh counterpoint to the traditional analytical version. No much less daring are Millon's "Ten Commandments" for personologic psychotherapy, a richly articulated integration of latest therapy modalities. clever and witty, this destiny vintage will provide the sector with either scientific and medical mandates which are absolute to have a strong influence on mental prognosis and treatment for future years.