To determine the predictors of POPD, the variables of the existence of an anxiety disorder at the onset of pregnancy; major depression at the onset of pregnancy; and avoidant, obsessive-compulsive and passive-aggressive personality
disorders were entered into a logistic regression model.
A much more subtle form of abuse, yet equally damaging and devastating to one's health, results from a disorder referred to as passive-aggressive personality
In addition, the majority had Axis II features and traits, particularly an antisocial personality (60%), and a negativistic or passive-aggressive personality
Nace, Davis, and Gaspari (1991) examined 100 inpatients in a substance abuse treatment program and found that 57% had at least one personality disorder; borderline, histrionic, and passive-aggressive personality
disorders were the most prevalent, and patients with personality disorders were more extensively involved in substance abuse than those without personality disorders.
The second factor has high loadings from Psychoticism and the Lie (negative) scale, and moderately high loadings from antisocial, narcissistic and passive-aggressive personality
For example, criticism of rehabilitation programs and services by clients may be legitimate focus group responses and not expressions of pathology (e.g., diagnostic criteria for passive-aggressive personality
They cover its theory, research, and general clinical methods, then clinical applications to specific personality disorders (such as avoidant personality disorder, obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, passive-aggressive personality
disorder, and borderline personality disorder) and comorbidity and clinical management.