The International personality disorder examination
The International personality disorder examination or IPDE is a user-friendly and clinically meaningful tool for clinicians to assess personality disorders. The following is a screening tool, required to assess the need for further testing. The test has a total of 59 questions and will take around 15-20 minutes to complete.
1 The purpose of this questionnaire is to learn what type of person you have been during the past five years.
2 Please do not skip any items. If you are not sure of an answer, select the one TRUE or FALSE-which is more likely to be correct. There is no time limit, but do not spend too much time thinking about the answer to any single
- While answering the questions, please keep in mind to choose only those options which reflect your usual ways of thinking. How you would react most of the time, not how you reacted “one or two times”. – This is very important !
- Use your knowledge about yourself over the past 5 years to answer the questions.
- Yes, the test is a bit lengthy, but please try to finish it in one go.