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Review of the Inventário dimensional Clínico da Personalidade (IDCP) according to DSM 5

Grant number: 12/12794-9
Support Opportunities:Research Grants - Young Investigators Grants
Duration: February 01, 2013 - January 31, 2017
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Psychology - Fundamentals and Assessments in Psychology
Principal Investigator:Lucas de Francisco Carvalho
Grantee:Lucas de Francisco Carvalho
Host Institution: Universidade São Francisco (USF). Campus Itatiba. Itatiba , SP, Brazil
Associated researchers: Claudio Garcia Capitão ; Latife Yazigi ; Maria Luiza de Mattos Fiore ; Ricardo Primi
Associated grant(s):16/24229-5 - International Society for the Study of Individual Differences Conference, AR.EXT


On the international scenery, there is a clear discussion about the system of assessment, classification and diagnosis of personality disorders for the next edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, DSM 5. In Brazil, researches on the assessment of personality disorders are scarce, and consequently there is little discussion in the area. Still, an instrument was developed for evaluation of pathological personality traits, which can be configured as personality disorders, the Inventário Dimensional Clínico da Personalidade (IDCP), based on theory of Theodore Millon and on DSM-IV axis II. This is an inventory composed of 215 items grouped into 12 dimensions (Dependency, Aggressiveness, Mood Instability, Eccentricity, Need for Attention, Mistrust, Grandiosity, Isolation, Avoiding Criticism, Self-sacrifice, Conscientiousness and Impulsivity), which should be completed using a 4-points Likert scale. On the one hand, the instrument showed adequate psychometric properties, being representative of the characteristics proposed by the theory of Millon and DSM-IV-TR. On the other hand, considering the contribution to the DSM 5, IDCP must be updated in accordance with the area. The present study aims to review the IDCP in accordance with the proposal of DSM 5 for evaluation of pathological personality traits. It is expected an instrument with adequate psychometric properties to represent the characteristics considered important by Millon theory, which provides the basis for the instrument, and the future version of the DSM. (AU)

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CARVALHO, LUCAS DE F.; PIANOWSKI, GISELLE; FILHO, NELSON H.. Establishing a clinically relevant cutoff to the Dependency Scale from the dimensional clinical personality inventory. PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH, v. 251, p. 26-33, . (12/12794-9)
LUCAS DE FRANCISCO CARVALHO; NELSON HAUCK FILHO; GISELLE PIANOWSKI; LUANA COMITO MUNER. A Estrutura Latente dos Transtornos de Personalidade Antissocial e Borderline: Uma Investigação Taxométrica. Paidéia, v. 29, . (12/12794-9)
LUCAS DE FRANCISCO CARVALHO; GISELLE PIANOWSKI. Revisão da Dimensão Dependência do Inventário Dimensional Clínico da Personalidade. Paidéia, v. 25, n. 60, p. 57-65, . (12/12794-9)

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