The International Personality Disorder Examination (IPDE) is a helpful tool used to diagnose a personality disorder. Order the IPDE from PAR today!. Objective: To test the reliability and applicability of Urdu translation of the International personality disorder examination (IPDE) in a psychiatric outpatient. The International Personality Disorder Examination (IPDE) is a semistructured clinical interview compatible with the International Classification of Diseases.

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International Personality Disorder Examination (IPDE) CPD event | University of Manchester

Diagnosing personality disorders A review of issues and research methods. The phi coefficient was used to test categorical diagnosis.

Out examnation 30 enrolled patients, 25 Personality disorders are associated with a significant burden on the individuals with the disorder, those around them and on society in general but studies of the prevalence of personality disorders PDs have been fewer and on smaller-scale.

Analyses were carried out using SPSS version Variable Number Percentage Gender Male 5 Prevalence and correlates of personality disorder in Great Britain. Pak J Med Sci.

Twenty-two non-psychotic outpatients organic mental disorders, mental retardation and medical illnesses were excluded in the age range of 18 to 60 years were assessed in Indian study done to check the reliability of IPDE ICD module. We had a rather small sample size.

Usefulness of the International Personality Disorder Examination Screening Questionnaire for borderline and impulsive personality pathology in adolescents. The IPDE was then administered by one of the two raters according to a preset randomized schedule. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.


The Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient was used to test the agreement between raters concerning the number of criteria met. The Greek study reported that Antisocial and Borderline PDs were perfectly reliable with phi equal to 1. ICD has anankastic, anxious and dissocial instead of obsessive compulsive, avoidant and antisocial personality disorders respectively. Farooq Naeem 6 Dr. The results are comparable with the related studies done for the same purpose, conducted in Greece and India.

Support Center Support Center. Find articles by Imran Ijaz Haider. According to the analysis, most prevalent personality disorder was emotionally unstable borderline type.

Patients considered peersonality have a personality disorder were referred by mental health professionals to the research team without the use of diagnostic criteria. The ethical clearance was given by Lahore Institute of Research and Development.

However, this is only a preliminary study and future studies will be planned in both community at risk populations for example prisons etc and psychiatric outpatient clinics with bigger samples and better methodology.

The IPDE Interview questions are arranged in a format that provides the optimal balance between a spontaneous, natural clinical interview and the requirements of standardisation and objectivity.

Muhammad Ayub 4 Dr. Two interviewers conducted the interviews simultaneously, to ensure inter-rater reliability. Translation followed the strategy developed in our previous work. This study was conducted at the outpatient department of Fatima Memorial Hospital Lahore from April to March Int J Methods Psychiatr Res.

Forensic Applications of the International Personality Disorder Examination (CPD event)

The clinician can quickly score the questionnaire and identify those patients whose scores suggest the presence of a personality disorder. A purposive sampling method was used. The IPDE provides definite, probable or negative diagnosis for each personality disorder.


It consists of a screening questionnaire as well, which consists of 59 items, which are self-reported by the patient as true or false. Personality disorder assessment can be an important undertaking in forensic and other settings; for example, to clarify diagnosis and co-morbidity, to formulate the association between mental health needs and harmful behaviour, and to justify specific treatment and management pathways within the criminal justice and forensic mental health systems.

Find articles by Muhammad Irfan. The patient responds either True or False to each item and can complete the questionnaire in 15 minutes or less. Intternational equivalence was assessed through back- translation and conceptual equivalence through opinion of mental health experts. The interview is the most widely used of its kind and is the only personality disorder interview based on worldwide field trials. Correlation coefficient for dimensional scores between the two raters was 0.

Stability and change in personality disorder features: The final Examinxtion draft was obtained after incorporating modifications suggested by experts following a feasibility study.