Pathological Lying Revisited

Pathological Lying Revisited

Charles C. Dike, Madelon Baranoski and Ezra E. H. Griffith Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Online September 2005, 33 (3) 342-349; Abstract Although pathological lying was first described in the medical literature over 100 years ago, it remains a poorly understood concept. Psychiatrists continue to grapple with the full ramifications of the condition, even though interest specifically in pathological lying seems to have waned in recent times. The impact of pathological lying deserves critical attention…

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Empathy in Narcissistic Personality Disorder: From Clinical and Empirical Perspectives

Empathy in Narcissistic Personality Disorder: From Clinical and Empirical Perspectives

Personal Disord. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2015 Apr 30. Published in final edited form as: Personal Disord. 2014 Jul; 5(3): 323–333. Published online 2014 Feb 10. doi:  10.1037/per0000061 PMCID: PMC4415495 NIHMSID: NIHMS683605 Arielle Baskin-Sommers, Elizabeth Krusemark, and Elsa Ronningstam Author information ► Copyright and License information ► The publisher’s final edited version of this article is available at Personal Disord See other articles in PMC that cite the published article. Abstract Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is associated with an…

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Intersect between self-esteem and emotion regulation in narcissistic personality disorder – implications for alliance building and treatment

Intersect between self-esteem and emotion regulation in narcissistic personality disorder – implications for alliance building and treatment

Ronningstam Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation (2017) 4:3 DOI 10.1186/s40479-017-0054-8 Elsa Ronningstam1,2   Background Patients with pathological narcissism or narcissistic personality disorder, NPD, are difficult to engage in treatment and tend to drop out early. Building an alliance with these patients can be a tenuous and challenging endeavor. Nevertheless, a collaborative alliance is necessary for treatment to be working and changes  to occur,  independently  of treatment modality [1–3]. Disagreements and disruptions are common and can readily lead to stalemates…

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Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Traits in Adult Women With Eating Disorders: Defining a Broader Eating Disorder Phenotype

Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Traits in Adult Women With Eating Disorders: Defining a Broader Eating Disorder Phenotype

Marija Brecelj Anderluh, M.D., Kate Tchanturia, Ph.D., Sophia Rabe-Hesketh, Ph.D., and Janet Treasure, Ph.D., F.R.C.P., F.R.C.Psych. View Author and Article Information Published online: February 01, 2003  |  https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp.160.2.242 Abstract OBJECTIVE: The authors retrospectively examined a spectrum of childhood traits that reflect obsessive-compulsive personality in adult women with eating disorders and assessed the predictive value of the traits for the development of eating disorders. METHOD: In a case-control design, 44 women with anorexia nervosa, 28 women with bulimia nervosa, and 28…

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Emotion recognition in borderline personality disorder: effects of emotional information on negative bias

Emotion recognition in borderline personality disorder: effects of emotional information on negative bias

Borderline Personal Disord Emot Dysregul. 2015; 2: 10. Published online 2015 Jun 26. doi:  10.1186/s40479-015-0031-z PMCID: PMC4579484 Sabrina Fenske, Stefanie Lis, Lisa Liebke, Inga Niedtfeld, Peter Kirsch, and Daniela Mier Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Background Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is characterized by severe deficits in social interactions, which might be linked to deficits in emotion recognition. Research on emotion recognition abilities in…

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Antisocial Personality Disorder and Psychopathy in Cocaine-Dependent Women

Antisocial Personality Disorder and Psychopathy in Cocaine-Dependent Women

  Megan J. Rutherford, Ph.D., John S. Cacciola, Ph.D., and Arthur I. Alterman, Ph.D.   Objective: The goal of this study was to examine the lifetime prevalence of antisocial personality disorder according to five diagnostic systems and the prevalence of psychopathy in a study group of women. The relationship between antisocial personality disorder and psychopathy was also examined. Finally, differences in treatment admission variables based on the presence or absence of antisocial personality disorder and/or psychopathy were evaluated. Method: Antisocial…

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Obsessive-compulsive (Anankastic) Personality Disorder: A Poorly Researched Landscape with Significant Clinical Relevance

Obsessive-compulsive (Anankastic) Personality Disorder: A Poorly Researched Landscape with Significant Clinical Relevance

Indian J Psychol Med. 2016 Jan-Feb; 38(1): 1–5. doi:  10.4103/0253-7176.175085 PMCID: PMC4782437 M. S. Reddy, M. Starlin Vijay, and Swetha Reddy Author information ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. INTRODUCTION The constellation of features similar to the obsessive-compulsive (anankastic) personality disorder (OCPD) was first described by Pierre Janet in 1903 as the “psychasthenic state.” This was later endorsed by Freud in his 1908 work entitled, “Character and Anal Eroticism.”[1] In…

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Gender Differences in Anxiety Disorders: Prevalence, Course of Illness, Comorbidity and Burden of Illness

Gender Differences in Anxiety Disorders: Prevalence, Course of Illness, Comorbidity and Burden of Illness

J Psychiatr Res. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2012 Aug 1. Published in final edited form as: J Psychiatr Res. 2011 Aug; 45(8): 1027–1035. Published online 2011 Mar 25. doi:  10.1016/j.jpsychires.2011.03.006 PMCID: PMC3135672 NIHMSID: NIHMS281333 Carmen P. McLean, Anu Asnaani, Brett T. Litz, and Stefan G. Hofmann Author information ► Copyright and License information ► The publisher’s final edited version of this article is available at J Psychiatr Res See other articles in PMC that cite the published article. Abstract…

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Detection of comorbidity with Borderline Personality Disorder in patients with Bipolar Disorders

Detection of comorbidity with Borderline Personality Disorder in patients with Bipolar Disorders

Riconoscimento della comorbidità con il disturbo borderline di personalità nei pazienti affetti da disturbo bipolare Lai, S. Pirarba, F. Pinna, B. Carpiniello Department of Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Clinic, University of Cagliari, Italy     Summary Background Difficulties are frequently encountered in distinguishing between Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder, with dif- ferential diagnosis being complicated by the presence of comor- bidity. The present study aims to evaluate the utility of the Mil- lon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III…

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The Relationship Between Anxiety Disorders and Suicide Attempts: Findings from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions

The Relationship Between Anxiety Disorders and Suicide Attempts: Findings from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions

Depress Anxiety. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2011 Sep 1. Published in final edited form as: Depress Anxiety. 2010 Sep; 27(9): 791–798. doi:  10.1002/da.20674 PMCID: PMC2940247 NIHMSID: NIHMS221019 Josh Nepon, MD,1 Shay-Lee Belik, Msc,1,2 James Bolton, MD FRCPC,1 and Jitender Sareen, MD FRCPC1,2,3 Author information ► Copyright and License information ► The publisher’s final edited version of this article is available at Depress Anxiety See other articles in PMC that cite the published article. Abstract Background Previous work has suggested…

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