Despite growing clinical attention to personality disorders in older adults (≥ 55 yrs.), empirical research addressing personality pathology in late life is scarce. Given the ageing of the population globally, scientific knowledge in this area is of vital importance. This article gives an overview of the epidemiological aspects of personality disorders in older adults, such as prevalence, the course and the impact on various domains of functioning.
|Translated title of the contribution
|Epidemiological aspects of personality disorders in older adults
|Number of pages
|Tijdschrift voor Gerontologie en Geriatrie
|Published - 4 Jun 2020
- Personality Disorders/epidemiology