T A Widiger

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Affiliation: University of Kentucky
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Personality and depression in women
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 115 Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Affect Disord 74:59-66. 2003
  2. doi request reprint A dimensional model of personality disorder: proposal for DSM-V
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 106 B Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 31:363-78, v. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Five-factor model of personality disorder: a proposal for DSM-V
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 5:197-220. 2009
  4. pmc Personality disorder research agenda for the DSM-V
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Disord 19:315-38. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Toward DSM-V and the classification of psychopathology
    T A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Bull 126:946-63. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Adult psychopathology: issues and controversies
    T A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506 0044, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 51:377-404. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Alternative dimensional models of personality disorder: finding a common ground
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Disord 19:110-30. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint A dimensional model of psychopathology
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychopathology 38:211-4. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Dimensions of personality: clinicians' perspectives
    Stephanie N Mullins-Sweatt
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 54:247-59. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Gender bias in self-report personality disorder inventories
    K A Lindsay
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Disord 14:218-32. 2000

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Personality and depression in women
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 115 Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Affect Disord 74:59-66. 2003
    ..Implications for future research on the etiology and treatment of depression in women are provided...
  2. doi request reprint A dimensional model of personality disorder: proposal for DSM-V
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 106 B Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 31:363-78, v. 2008
    ..Also discussed is a primary concern with respect to the implementation of any such dimensional model: clinical utility. Discussed in particular are concerns regarding feasibility and treatment implications...
  3. doi request reprint Five-factor model of personality disorder: a proposal for DSM-V
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 5:197-220. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Personality disorder research agenda for the DSM-V
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Disord 19:315-38. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Toward DSM-V and the classification of psychopathology
    T A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Bull 126:946-63. 2000
    ..longitudinal diagnoses, and (e) the role of laboratory instruments...
  6. ncbi request reprint Adult psychopathology: issues and controversies
    T A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506 0044, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 51:377-404. 2000
    ..Problematic diagnostic boundaries are also considered, including those within and between different classes of disorder. Dimensional models may offer a more precise and comprehensive classification of psychopathology...
  7. ncbi request reprint Alternative dimensional models of personality disorder: finding a common ground
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Disord 19:110-30. 2005
    ..Suggestions for future research that will help lead toward a common, integrative dimensional model of personality disorder are provided...
  8. ncbi request reprint A dimensional model of psychopathology
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychopathology 38:211-4. 2005
    ..Concerns have been raised with regard to these dimensional models. Addressed in this brief commentary are two of these concerns: clinical utility and credibility...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dimensions of personality: clinicians' perspectives
    Stephanie N Mullins-Sweatt
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 54:247-59. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Gender bias in self-report personality disorder inventories
    K A Lindsay
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Disord 14:218-32. 2000
    ..The implications of the results for the clinical assessment of purportedly maladaptive personality traits and for the construction of personality disorder scales are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Using the five-factor model to represent the DSM-IV personality disorders: an expert consensus approach
    D R Lynam
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506 0044, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 110:401-12. 2001
    ..Future directions for research, including the use of the present prototypes to "diagnose" personality disorder, are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Maladaptive personality functioning within the big five and the five-factor model
    Linda Anne Coker
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Disord 16:385-401. 2002
    ..The implications of the results for a FFM of personality disorders and for the FFM assessment of maladaptive personality functioning are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pathology versus statistical infrequency: potential sources of gender bias in personality disorder criteria
    K G Anderson
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506-0044, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 189:661-8. 2001
    ..The personality disorder diagnostic criteria appear to be gender neutral with respect to their implications for maladaptivity...
  14. pmc A meta-analytic review of the relationships between the five-factor model and DSM-IV-TR personality disorders: a facet level analysis
    Douglas B Samuel
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, United States
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:1326-42. 2008
    ..However, notable exceptions to the hypotheses did occur and even some findings that were consistent with FFM theory could be said to be instrument specific...
  15. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic categories or dimensions? A question for the Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders--fifth edition
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:494-504. 2005
    ..They conclude with a dimensional mental disorder classification that they suggest provides a useful model...
  16. doi request reprint Assessment of dependency, agreeableness, and their relationship
    Jennifer Ruth Lowe
    Department of Psychology, University ofKentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Assess 21:543-53. 2009
    ..The theoretical implications of the findings and suggestions for future research are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of an abbreviated instrument of the five-factor model
    Stephanie N Mullins-Sweatt
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 40506, USA
    Assessment 13:119-37. 2006
    ..Negative findings and limitations of the rating form also are discussed...
  18. doi request reprint An integrative dimensional classification of personality disorder
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Assess 21:243-55. 2009
    ..The empirical support, feasibility, and clinical utility of the proposal are discussed. Points of ambiguity and dispute are highlighted, and suggestions for future research are provided...
  19. ncbi request reprint Clinicians' judgments of clinical utility: a comparison of the DSM-IV and five-factor models
    Douglas B Samuel
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:298-308. 2006
    ..In contrast to prior research, the psychologists in this study considered the FFM to have greater clinical utility than the existing diagnostic categories...
  20. ncbi request reprint Millon's dimensional model of personality disorders: a comparative study
    Stephanie N Mullins-Sweatt
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Disord 21:42-57. 2007
    ..The results found only weak support for the theoretical model of Millon. Limitations and suggestions for future research are discussed...
  21. doi request reprint Childhood antecedents of personality disorder: an alternative perspective
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 21:771-91. 2009
    ..Conceptualizing personality disorders in terms of the FFM thereby provides a basis for integrating the classification of abnormal and normal personality functioning across the life span...
  22. ncbi request reprint Five-factor model assessment of personality disorder
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Assess 89:16-29. 2007
    ..We discuss three alternative instruments for the assessment of personality disorder from the perspective of the FFM. We also provide a method for diagnosing personality disorders and illustrate its application through a case study...
  23. ncbi request reprint The Shedler and Westen Assessment Procedure from the perspective of general personality structure
    Stephanie Mullins-Sweatt
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:618-23. 2007
    ..Inconsistent findings and limitations are discussed, along with suggestions for future research...
  24. doi request reprint Clinicians' judgments of clinical utility: a comparison of the DSM-IV with dimensional models of general personality
    Jennifer Ruth Lowe
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 111 E Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Disord 23:211-29. 2009
    ..Implications of these findings are discussed...
  25. doi request reprint Convergence of narcissism measures from the perspective of general personality functioning
    Douglas B Samuel
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Assessment 15:364-74. 2008
    ..Implications for the assessment and conceptualization of narcissism are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint CIC, CLPS, and MSAD
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Disord 19:586-93; discussion 594-6. 2005
    ..Also discussed are their findings with regard to an integration of general personality structure with personality disorder...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based assessment of personality disorders
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Assess 17:278-87. 2005
    ..The authors emphasize, in particular, a consideration of age of onset, distortions in self-perception and presentation, gender bias, culture and ethnicity, and personality change...
  28. ncbi request reprint Personality disorder and Axis I psychopathology: the problematic boundary of Axis I and Axis II
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Disord 17:90-108. 2003
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinicians' personality descriptions of prototypic personality disorders
    Douglas B Samuel
    The Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Disord 18:286-308. 2004
    ..The results further suggest that the FFM may provide a richer and more comprehensive description of personality difficulties than the current DSM-IV personality disorder categories...
  30. ncbi request reprint Current issues in the assessment of personality disorders
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 115 Kastle Hall, Lexington 40506, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 5:28-35. 2003
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Personality, interpersonal circumplex, and DSM-5: A commentary on five studies
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Assess 92:528-32. 2010
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Dimensional classification of adult psychopathology: a brief commentary on Achenbach, Bernstein, And Dumenci
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Assess 84:64-5; author reply 66-9. 2005
  33. ncbi request reprint Plate tectonics in the classification of personality disorder: shifting to a dimensional model
    Thomas A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Am Psychol 62:71-83. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Experimental manipulation of NEO-PI-R items
    E D Haigler
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506-0044, USA
    J Pers Assess 77:339-58. 2001
    ..The predicted correlations of the FFM were confirmed with the experimentally altered items in a sample of 86 adult psychiatric outpatients...
  35. pmc A comparison of obsessive-compulsive personality disorder scales
    Douglas B Samuel
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
    J Pers Assess 92:232-40. 2010
    ..For example, whereas some scales contained items distributed across the diagnostic criteria, others were concentrated more heavily on particular features of the DSM-IV-TR disorder...
  36. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the diagnosis of mental disorders: conclusions and controversies of the DSM-IV
    C M Hartung
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky
    Psychol Bull 123:260-78. 1998
    ..The potential for such biases is illustrated for a wide variety of mental disorder diagnoses, and suggestions for research to address them are provided...
  37. ncbi request reprint A structured interview for the assessment of the Five-Factor Model of personality: facet-level relations to the axis II personality disorders
    T J Trull
    Department of Psychology, University of Missouri Columbia, 65211, USA
    J Pers 69:175-98. 2001
    ..Further, many of these associations held even after controlling for comorbid personality disorder symptoms. These findings may help inform conceptualizations of the personality disorders, as well as etiological theories and treatment...
  38. doi request reprint Comparative validity of the Shedler and Westen Assessment Procedure-200
    Stephanie N Mullins-Sweatt
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Assess 20:183-8. 2008
    ..Both research teams developed comparably valid Extraversion and Conscientiousness scales. Implications of the results for future SWAP-200 research are discussed...
  39. ncbi request reprint Invited essay: sex biases in the diagnosis of personality disorders
    T A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0044, USA
    J Pers Disord 12:95-118. 1998
    ..The purpose of this paper is to differentiate among, and to describe the support for, each of these different forms of sex bias, with the hope of contributing to their recognition and ultimate resolution...
  40. ncbi request reprint Personality disorders as extreme variants of common personality dimensions: can the Five-Factor Model adequately represent psychopathy?
    J D Miller
    University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers 69:253-76. 2001
    ..The results support the contention that psychopathy can be understood as an extreme variant of common dimensions of personality, and underscore the utility of a dimensional model of personality disorders...
  41. ncbi request reprint Personality disorders in the 21st century
    T A Widiger
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506-0044, USA
    J Pers Disord 14:3-16. 2000
    ..The particular model emphasized herein is the five-factor model of personality functioning, but the optimal diagnostic system will probably involve an integration of alternative dimensional models...
  42. ncbi request reprint Typology of men who are maritally violent: a discussion of Holtzworth-Munroe and Meehan
    Thomas A Widiger
    University of Kentucky, KY, USA
    J Interpers Violence 19:1396-400. 2004
  43. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality disorder from the perspective of general personality functioning
    Timothy J Trull
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, 65211, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:193-202. 2003
    ..Findings support the hypothesis that BPD is a maladaptive variant of FFM personality traits...
  44. ncbi request reprint A simplistic understanding of the five-factor model
    Thomas A Widiger
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1550-1; author reply 1551. 2005
  45. ncbi request reprint Using a general model of personality to understand sex differences in the personality disorders
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Pers Disord 21:583-602. 2007
    ..Implications of understanding sex differences in terms of the FFM are discussed and suggestions for future research are provided...
  46. ncbi request reprint Using a general model of personality to identify the basic elements of psychopathy
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2081, USA
    J Pers Disord 21:160-78. 2007
    ..We end with a discussion of the implications of this analysis for understanding, researching, and measuring psychopathy...
  47. ncbi request reprint The borderline diagnosis I: psychopathology, comorbidity, and personality structure
    Andrew E Skodol
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 51:936-50. 2002
    ..Although there are a number of competing models of personality structure, they have remarkable convergence on a set of three to five basic personality dimensions...
  48. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of the prevalence and usage of the personality disorder not otherwise specified (PDNOS) diagnosis
    Roel Verheul
    The Viersprong Institute for Studies on Personality Disorders, Center of Psychotherapy De Viersprong, Halsteren, The Netherlands
    J Pers Disord 18:309-19. 2004
    ..The clinical relevance of future classification, assessment, and research could substantially benefit from validated, explicit, and uniform guidelines for the assessment of PDNOS...