Precursors of Personality Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Precursors of Personality Disorders in Children and Adolescents

  Precursors of Personality Disorders in Children and Adolescents Kişilik Bozukluklarının Çocuk ve Ergenlerde Öncül Bulguları Merve Çıkılı Uytun, Didem Behice Öztop   Özet Kişilik bozuklukları toplumda sık görülen ve işlevsellikte önemli derecede bozulmaya neden olan psikiyatrik rahatsızlıklardır. Şu anda tanı sistemlerinde çocuklarda kişilik bozuklukları ile ilgili bir tanı sınıflaması yer almamaktadır. Geçtiğimiz yıllarda erişkin kişilik bozukluklarının öncülü olarak kişilik özellikleri ve bozukluklarının çocukluk ve ergenlik döneminde araştırılmasına yönelik artan bir ilgi vardır. Bu yazıda kişilik bozukluklarının çocukluk ve ergenlik…

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ANRED: Eating Disorders Warning Signs

ANRED: Eating Disorders Warning Signs

Eating disorders warning signs Because everyone today seems concerned about weight, and because most people diet at least once in a while, it is hard to tell what is normal behavior and what is a problem that may escalate to threaten life and happiness. No one person will show all of the characteristics listed below, but people with eating disorders will manifest several. In addition, the early stages of an eating disorder can be difficult to define. When does normative…

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Borderline Personality Disorder, childhood trauma and structural dissociation of the personality.

Borderline Personality Disorder, childhood trauma and structural dissociation of the personality.

    Abstract Borderline personality disorder and dissociation are strongly related. DSM-IV-TR criteria of BPD, for instance, include isola- ted dissociative symptoms (APA, 1994). Two thirds of BPD may be diagnosed of a dissociative disorder (Korzekwa, Dell and Pain, 2009). Both diagnoses have been related with high rates of childhood trauma. The close relationship between trauma, dissociation and borderline features can be unders- tood from the perspective of the theory of structural dissocia- tion of the personality (Van der Hart,…

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The frequency of personality disorders in patients with gender identity disorder

The frequency of personality disorders in patients with gender identity disorder

  Azadeh Mazaheri Meybodi1, Ahmad Hajebi2, Atefeh Ghanbari Jolfaei3 Received: 8 July 2013           Accepted: 15 March 2014          Published: 10 September 2014 Abstract Background: Co-morbid psychiatric disorders affect prognosis, psychosocial adjustment and post-surgery satisfaction in patients with gender identity disorder. In this paper, we assessed the frequency of personality dis- orders in Iranian GID patients. Methods: Seventy- three patients requesting sex reassignment surgery (SRS) were recruited for this cross- sectional study. Of the participants, 57.5% were biologically male and 42.5% were…

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20 Diversion Tactics Highly Manipulative Narcissists, Sociopaths And Psychopaths Use To Silence You

20 Diversion Tactics Highly Manipulative Narcissists, Sociopaths And Psychopaths Use To Silence You

An interesting article: Toxic people such as malignant narcissists, psychopaths and those with antisocial traits engage in maladaptive behaviors in relationships that ultimately exploit, demean and hurt their intimate partners, family members and friends. They use a plethora of diversionary tactics that distort the reality of their victims and deflect responsibility. Although those who are not narcissistic can employ these tactics as well, abusive narcissists use these to an excessive extent in an effort to escape accountability for their actions….

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Personality Disorders in Persons with Gender Identity Disorder

Personality Disorders in Persons with Gender Identity Disorder

The Scientific World Journal Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 809058, 7 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/809058 Research Article Personality Disorders in Persons with Gender Identity Disorder Dragana Duišin,1 Borjanka Batinić,1,2 Jasmina Barišić,1 Miroslav L. Djordjevic,3 Svetlana Vujović,4 and Marta Bizic3   1 Clinic of Psychiatry, Clinical Centre of Serbia, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia 2 Department of Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia 3 Children’s Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia 4 Clinic of Endocrinology, Clinical Centre…

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

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

Rafael A. González, Artemis Igoumenou, Constantinos Kallis and Jeremy W. Coid BMC PsychiatryBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:180 DOI: 10.1186/s12888-016-0885-7 ©  The Author(s). 2016 Received: 27 August 2015 Accepted: 24 May 2016 Published: 3 June 2016 Open Peer Review reports 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. We explored independent associations between categorical and dimensional representations of BPD and violence in the general population, and…

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Personality Disorders and Criminal Law: An International Perspective | Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

Personality Disorders and Criminal Law: An International Perspective | Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

Abstract At the International War Crimes Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), a detention camp guard, charged with acts of murder and torture, advanced a plea of diminished responsibility. Defense psychiatrists testified that he had a personality disorder that influenced his ability to control his behavior, but a prosecution expert testified that the guard did not meet Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) criteria. Thus, the unresolved question of how the law defines a…

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Motivational and psychological correlates of bodybuilding dependence

Motivational and psychological correlates of bodybuilding dependence

An Interesting subject, first a short five minute video of a success story in terms of some of the phisical risks of Bulimia. While unlikely to change many aspects of the illness almost certainly an improved situation as far as some of the physical dangers of the illness are concerned. A Video followed by an article which better explains the clinical view.   NEIM N. EMINI* and MALCOLM J. BOND** Author information ►Article notes ►Copyright and License information ► Abstract Background…

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Antisocial personality disorder Treatment, management and prevention (NHS Guideline).

Antisocial personality disorder Treatment, management and prevention (NHS Guideline).

    A now dated, but interesting guideline.   Issue date: January 2009  NICE clinical guideline 77 Developed by the National Collaborating Centre for Mental health   National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence MidCity Place 71 High Holborn London WC1V 6NA www.nice.org.uk © National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, 2009. All rights reserved. This material may be freely reproduced for educational and not-for-profit purposes. No reproduction by or for commercial organisations, or for commercial purposes, is allowed without…

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