Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences

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Personality Inventory for the DSM-5

  • Andrea Cheshure
  • Mark J. LehtmanEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_1259-1


The Personality Inventory for DSM-5 (PID-5) is a 220-item self-report questionnaire that assesses five domains of maladaptive personality traits in adults. These domains are negative affect, detachment, antagonism, disinhibition, and psychoticism. The brief form (PID-5-BF) contains 25 items and assesses the five personality domains with five items for each domain.


The PID-5 was a result of the research and development conducted by both members and consultants of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th edition [DSM-5]; American Psychiatric Association 2013a) and Personality and Personality disorders Workgroup. The PID-5 was introduced by Krueger et al. (2012) and is used to capture personality dysfunction. The scale consists of 220 items that measure five overarching personality domains that include negative affect, detachment, antagonism, disinhibition, and psychoticism. Included in these trait domains are 25 personality trait facets....

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyOakland UniversityRochesterUSA

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  • Ashton Southard
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  1. 1.Oakland UniversityRochesterUSA