Personality Disorders Course


One day course

Timings 9.30 - 16.00
Location RCPsych, 21 Prescot Street, London
Standard Rate£195
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Personality Disorders Course

Event Information

The event will take place at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB. Take a look at a map and directions to help plan your journey.

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This is a one day course aimed at General Adult Psychiatrists to equip them with the resources to manage patients with personality disorders.

Learning objectives:

  • The epidemiology of personality disorder, its co-morbidity with other Axis 1 mental disorders and why it is important for the general psychiatrist.
  •  A brief note on the Theory of Personality and the various ways in which normal personality is construed.      
  • Classification of PD and why the revisions of both ICD-11 and DSM-5 are not satisfactory
  • A clinical assessment of personality disorder that makes some sense
  • Does personality disorder change and, if so, what changes? What is the long-term course of different personality disorders?
  • Are there any pharmacological or psychological treatments for Personality Disorder that really work?
  • How to bring all of this together in the consulting room.

Topics to be covered: Epidemiology, Classification, Assessment, Treatment (of personality disorder).

View our accommodation list to view a range of accommodation options within walking distance of the college. 

Event Location

Location: RCPsych, 21 Prescot Street, London