Comorbidity of Avoidant Personality Disorder in Generalized Social Phobia and its Impact on Psychopathology


KÖSE A. , Solmaz M., Celikel F. C. , Citak S., Ozturk M., Tosun M., ...More

KLINIK PSIKOFARMAKOLOJI BULTENI-BULLETIN OF CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, vol.19, no.4, pp.340-346, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : KLINIK PSIKOFARMAKOLOJI BULTENI-BULLETIN OF CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.340-346

Abstract

Objective: Avoidant personality disorder (APD) is highly comorbid with social phobia (SP), particularly the specific subtype of SP, generalized SP (GSP). Patients with SP and APD have greater social impairment and depressive comorbidity; thus, we investigated the extent of the effect of APD on the psychopathology of GSP.