One in Three Campaign – Family Violence – Australia Says No!

One in Three Campaign – Family Violence – Australia Says No!

THE ONE IN THREE CAMPAIGN One in Three is a diverse group of male and female professionals – academics, researchers, social workers, psychologists, counsellors, lawyers, health promotion workers, trainers and survivor/advocates. The Campaign aims to raise public awareness of the existence and needs of male victims of family violence and abuse; to work with government and non-government services alike to provide assistance to everyone affected by family violence; and to reduce the incidence and impacts of family violence on Australian men,…

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Personality disorders and violence: what is the link? | Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation

Personality disorders and violence: what is the link? | Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation

Personality disorders and violence: what is the link? Richard Howard Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation20152:12 DOI: 10.1186/s40479-015-0033-x ©  Howard. 2015 Received: 26 June 2015 Accepted: 7 September 2015 Published: 17 September 2015 Abstract Despite a well-documented association between personality disorders (PDs) and violence, the relationship between them is complicated by the high comorbidity of mental disorders, the heterogeneity of violence (particularly in regard to its motivation), and differing views regarding the way PDs are conceptualised and measured. In particular, it remains unclear whether there is a causal…

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Illuminating the Relationship Between Personality Disorder and Violence: Contributions of the General Aggression Model

Illuminating the Relationship Between Personality Disorder and Violence: Contributions of the General Aggression Model

  Psychology of Violence © 2011 American Psychological  Association 2011, Vol. 1, No. 3,  230 –244  2152-0828/11/$12.00    DOI: 10.1037/a0024089 Flora Gilbert This article was published Online First May 23,   2011. Flora Gilbert, Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University; Michael Daffern, Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University; Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health; Peaks Aca- demic and Research Unit, Rampton  Hospital. Correspondence concerning this article should be ad- dressed…

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NIMH » Borderline Personality Disorder

NIMH » Borderline Personality Disorder

   Definition Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious mental disorder marked by a pattern of ongoing instability in moods, behavior, self-image, and functioning. These experiences often result in impulsive actions and unstable relationships. A person with BPD may experience intense episodes of anger, depression, and anxiety that may last from only a few hours to days. Some people with BPD also have high rates of co-occurring mental disorders, such as mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and eating disorders, along with…

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Bloodletting, Bulimia Nervosa and Borderline Personality Disorder

Bloodletting, Bulimia Nervosa and Borderline Personality Disorder

Paper Fiona Warren 1*, Bridget Dolan 2   and Kingsley Norton 1,2 1 Henderson Hospital, 2 Homeland Drive, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5LT,  2 St George’s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE Some recent case�reports in the psychiatric literature have presented patients who bloodlet and suggested that theirs is a rare pathological behaviour which is part of the purgative psychopathology associated with bulimia nervosa. Other reports have con� strued bloodletting as a self�mutilative behaviour and indicative of severe personality disorder….

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Borderline Personality and Externalized Aggression

Borderline Personality and Externalized Aggression

Randy A. Sansone, MD and Lori A. Sansone, MD Author information ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Individuals with borderline personality disorder are diagnostically and clinically characterized by self-harm behavior, as indicated by the criterion in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition, Text Revision, “recurrent suicidal behavior, gestures, or threats, or self-mutilating behavior.” However, individuals with borderline personality disorder can display externalized aggressive behavior, as…

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When Your Spouse Has Bulimia

When Your Spouse Has Bulimia

  Article Contributed By: The Castlewood Staff The support of a spouse is one of the most valuable resources an individual with bulimia can have available to them. If you have never struggled with an eating disorder, it can – at times – be confusing and frustrating to understand. When someone we love is sick, we want to know why and what we can do to help them, but with an eating disorder, there is no single cause or cure….

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Impact of Borderline Personality Disorder on Bulimia Nervosa – Jan 01, 2008

Impact of Borderline Personality Disorder on Bulimia Nervosa – Jan 01, 2008

Impact of Borderline Personality Disorder on Bulimia Nervosa   Sarah L. Rowe, Jennifer Jordan, Virginia V. W. McIntosh, Frances A. Carter, Cynthia M. Bulik, Peter R. Joyce First Published January 1, 2008 research-article Abstract Objective: The primary aim of the present study was to examine whether the presence of borderline personality disorder (BPD) adversely impacted on outcome 3 years after treatment among women with bulimia nervosa (BN), in comparison to those women with either other personality disorders (other PD) or…

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Domestic Violence Against Men

Domestic Violence Against Men

A Repost of this article, written in the USA. Domestic violence against men by women is not well recognized but is another of the several types of domestic violence commonly found in our society. Although most domestic abuse cases that are reported are of abuse against women, men in this country are also abuse victims. Typically, people only think of abusers as men. 40% of all intimate partner abuse cases involve domestic violence against men according to some studies. Surprising,…

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How to Manage an Employee with Borderline Personality Disorder – Borderline Personality Treatment | Borderline Personality Treatment

How to Manage an Employee with Borderline Personality Disorder – Borderline Personality Treatment | Borderline Personality Treatment

  Employers are often at a loss with how to deal with an employee who is diagnosed with the Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) that is prevalent in an estimated 10 million Americans. Many employers and co-workers are not prepared to handle someone who displays the symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder. But a workplace environment can actually provide someone with BPD a degree of much-needed stability in their lives. BPD Symptoms that Effect the Workplace An employee with Borderline Personality Disorder…

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