Lack of Object Constancy (BPD)

Lack of Object Constancy (BPD)

  Definition: Lack of Object Constancy – An inability to remember that people or objects are consistent, trustworthy and reliable, especially when they are out of your immediate field of vision. Lacking Faith in Reality Object Constancy is a developmental skill which most children do not develop until two or three years of age. It takes time, and experience of the reliability of the key people in their world, for them to develop a sense that when Mommy leaves the…

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Borderline personality disorder and violence in the UK population: categorical and dimensional trait assessment

Borderline personality disorder and violence in the UK population: categorical and dimensional trait assessment

BMC Psychiatry. 2016; 16: 180. Published online 2016 Jun 3. doi:  10.1186/s12888-016-0885-7 PMCID: PMC4891918 Rafael A. González, Artemis Igoumenou, Constantinos Kallis, and Jeremy W. Coid 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 characterised by difficulties with impulse control and affective dysregulation. It is unclear whether BPD contributes to the perpetration of violence or whether this is explained by comorbidity….

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Borderline Personality Disorder and Antisocial Personality Disorder: A Closer Look

Borderline Personality Disorder and Antisocial Personality Disorder: A Closer Look

by Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment in Related Conditions, Family & Friends, BPD Symptoms Personality disorders are segmented into three different clusters, each with their own set of diagnostic criteria. Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) falls into Cluster B, which is characterized by highly dramatic, overly emotional thoughts and behaviors. Also falling into Cluster B is Antisocial Personality Disorder. Since both disorders have overlapping symptoms, how do you know which of these two personality disorders you or a loved one may have?…

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Oxytocin can hinder trust and cooperation in borderline personality disorder

Oxytocin can hinder trust and cooperation in borderline personality disorder

Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2011 Oct; 6(5): 556–563. Published online 2010 Nov 27. doi:  10.1093/scan/nsq085 PMCID: PMC3190211 Jennifer Bartz,1Daphne Simeon,2Holly Hamilton,1Suah Kim,1Sarah Crystal,1Ashley Braun,1Victor Vicens,1 and Eric Hollander3 Author information ►Article notes ►Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract We investigated the effects of intranasal oxytocin (OXT) on trust and cooperation in borderline personality disorder (BPD), a disorder marked by interpersonal instability and difficulties with cooperation. Although studies in healthy adults…

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Mental capacity and borderline personality disorder

Mental capacity and borderline personality disorder

BJPsych Bull. 2017 February; 41(1): 33–36. doi:  10.1192/pb.bp.115.052753 PMCID: PMC5288091 Karyn Ayre,1 Gareth S. Owen,2 and Paul Moran3 Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract The use of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in assessing decision-making capacity in patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) is inconsistent. We believe this may stem from persisting confusion regarding the nosological status of personality disorder and also a failure…

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Computational Psychiatry in Borderline Personality Disorder

Computational Psychiatry in Borderline Personality Disorder

  Sarah K Fineberg MD PhD*1, Dylan Stahl1,2, Philip Corlett PhD1 1 Yale University Department of Psychiatry 2 Knox College   Corresponding author Corresponding author: Sarah Kathryn Fineberg Connecticut Mental Health Center Room 518 34 Park Street New Haven Connecticut 06519 Sarah.fineberg@yale.edu   Sources of support: SKF is supported by a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation and by the Connecticut Mental Health Center. DSS was supported by the Richter Memorial Fund and the NSF…

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Social Judgement in Borderline Personality Disorder

Social Judgement in Borderline Personality Disorder

    Katie Nicol , Merrick Pope, Reiner Sprengelmeyer, Andrew W. Young, Jeremy Hall Published: November 6, 2013  https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0073440 Abstract Background Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a common and serious mental illness, associated with a high risk of suicide and self harm. Those with a diagnosis of BPD often display difficulties with social interaction and struggle to form and maintain interpersonal relationships. Here we investigated the ability of participants with BPD to make social inferences from faces. Method 20 participants…

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Components of Emotion Dysregulation in Borderline Personality Disorder: A Review

Components of Emotion Dysregulation in Borderline Personality Disorder: A Review

Ryan W. Carpenter and Timothy J. Trull Author information ► Copyright and License information ► The publisher’s final edited version of this article is available at Curr Psychiatry Rep See other articles in PMC that cite the published article. Curr Psychiatry Rep. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2014 Apr 2. Published in final edited form as: Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2013 Jan; 15(1): 335. doi:  10.1007/s11920-012-0335-2 PMCID: PMC3973423 NIHMSID: NIHMS559334 Abstract Following Linehan’s biosocial model, we conceptualize emotion dysregulation in borderline…

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Coping with borderline personality disorder

Coping with borderline personality disorder

  Borderline personality disorder facts. Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a difficult personality disorder to deal with. Coping with borderline personality disorder requires persistence, patience, rest, a healthy rhythm, and a good friend or therapist to reach out to. Without these key ingredients coping with borderline personality disorder can be extremely difficult and damaging (think of relationships and self-harm). This page focuses on coping skills for those people with BPD who rather try things themselves before considering reaching out to…

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Dialectical behaviour therapy for borderline personality disorder | BJPsych Advances

Dialectical behaviour therapy for borderline personality disorder | BJPsych Advances

Dialectical behaviour therapy for borderline personality disorder Robert L. Palmer Advances in Psychiatric Treatment Jan 2002, 8 (1) 10-16; DOI: 10.1192/apt.8.1.10 The concept of borderline personality disorder (BPD) seems to include, almost by definition, the idea that people described by the term are difficult to help. The broad picture portrayed by the diagnostic criteria (Box 1⇓) is likely to be familiar to most clinicians and to cause the hearts of many to sink. A core issue for those with BPD…

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