Author | Nancy Mcwilliams, PhD


Self-defeating Personality Disorder: Recognition and Treatment

July 27, 2012


Patients with masochistic tendencies present with self-defeating patterns and often reject help.

The Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual: A Clinically Useful Complement to DSM

May 02, 2008


The Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual1 (PDM) was created by a task force chaired by child psychiatrist Stanley Greenspan, MD, in cooperation with the American Psychoanalytic Association, the International Psychoanalytical Association, the Division of Psychoanalysis of the American Psychological Association, the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, and the National Membership Committee on Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work.