Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Symptoms Evaluation Treatment questions for doctor specialist Home Care stress warning signs Outlook Underlying Cause

Personality Disorder Avoidant Evaluation

The evaluation of avoidant personality disorder is based on a careful interview by a psychologist or psychiatrist. Some special questionnaires and tests have been developed to aid in the diagnosis when necessary.

Continue to Personality Disorder Avoidant Treatment

Last Updated: Mar 13, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
Copyright DSHI Systems, Inc. Powered by: FreeMD - Your Virtual Doctor

PubMed Personality Disorder Avoidant References
  1. Cassin SE, von Ranson KM. Personality and eating disorders: A decade in Clin Psychol Rev. 2005 Aug 12. [16099563]
  2. Johnson JG, Cohen P, Kasen S, Brook JS. Personality disorders evident by early adulthood and risk for anxiety disorders during middle adulthood. J Anxiety Disord. 2005 Jul 26. [16054332]
  3. Ralevski E, Sanislow CA, Grilo CM, et al. Avoidant personality disorder and social phobia: distinct enough to be separate disorders? Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2005 Sep;112(3):208-14. [16095476]
FreeMD is provided for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for evaluation and treatment by a physician. Please review our terms of use.