intolerant personality disorder 2003

Intolerance and psychopathology: toward a general diagnosis for racism, sexism, and homophobia.

 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12769238

 

Abstract

Racism, sexism, and homophobia do not fit into any current diagnostic category. The authors propose that those who engage in such behaviors display a form of psychopathology deserving of its own category. The common denominator seems to be intolerance. The authors explore the possibility of an intolerant personality disorder, outline likely symptoms, and suggest some possible treatment considerations.

PMID:

 

12769238

 

[PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
 

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