Psychotic symptoms in patients with borderline personality disorder: prevalence and clinical management

Psychotic symptoms in patients with borderline personality disorder: prevalence and clinical management

Schroeder, Katrina; Fisher, Helen L.b; Schäfer, Ingoa Current Opinion in Psychiatry: January 2013 – Volume 26 – Issue 1 – p 113–119 doi: 10.1097/YCO.0b013e32835a2ae7 PERSONALITY DISORDERS: Edited by Charles B. Pull and Aleksandar Janca Abstract Author Information   INTRODUCTION Psychotic features in borderline personality disorder (BPD) are a long known phenomenon. As the name of the disorder signifies, it was originally introduced to describe patients who seemed to be on the border between neurosis and psychosis [1]. Although this concept…

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Exploring BPD Symptoms: Impulsivity – Borderline Personality Treatment | Borderline Personality Treatment

Exploring BPD Symptoms: Impulsivity – Borderline Personality Treatment | Borderline Personality Treatment

by Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment in Treatment & Therapy, Related Conditions, Family & Friends, BPD Symptoms Impulsivity is the tendency to act with a lack of inhibition and without considering the consequences of that action. People with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) characteristically act impulsively in ways that can be self-damaging. The BPD symptom of impulsivity can manifest itself in many ways, but the following are some of the more common impulsive behaviors: Substance abuse Overspending or compulsive shopping Gambling Binge…

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Dream-reality confusion in borderline personality disorder: a theoretical analysis

Dream-reality confusion in borderline personality disorder: a theoretical analysis

Dagna Skrzypińska and Barbara Szmigielska* Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract This paper presents an analysis of dream-reality confusion (DRC) in relation to the characteristics of borderline personality disorder (BPD), based on research findings and theoretical considerations. It is hypothesized that people with BPD are more likely to experience DRC compared to people in non-clinical population. Several variables related to this hypothesis were identified…

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Decision Making Skills Among Individuals with Disorders of Affect Regulation

Decision Making Skills Among Individuals with Disorders of Affect Regulation

Wesleyan University The Honors College Decision Making Skills Among Individuals with Disorders of Affect Regulation by Chelsea Kendall Osterman Class of 2011   A thesis submitted to the faculty of Wesleyan University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts with Departmental Honors in Psychology     Acknowledgements I would like to thank my wonderful advisor, Professor Andrea Patalano, for her tremendous amount of support throughout this entire process. She read through countless drafts, answered…

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Fear and decision-making in narcissistic personality disorder—a link between psychoanalysis and neuroscience

Fear and decision-making in narcissistic personality disorder—a link between psychoanalysis and neuroscience

Elsa Ronningstam, PhD* Elsa Ronningstam, Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Arielle R. Baskin-Sommers, MS Arielle R. Baskin-Sommers, Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA; Author information ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Linking psychoanalytic studies with neuroscience has proven increasingly productive for identifying and understanding personality functioning. This article focuses on pathological narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), with…

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Psychopathy and Antisocial Personality Disorder: A Case of Diagnostic Confusion | Psychiatric Times

Psychopathy and Antisocial Personality Disorder: A Case of Diagnostic Confusion | Psychiatric Times

February 01, 1996 | Antisocial Personality Disorder, Addiction, DSM IV, Personality Disorders By Robert D. Hare, PhD A Secret Service agent recently asked if I was familiar with a 1992 FBI report that almost half of the killers of law enforcement officers met the criteria for antisocial personality. I replied that I had not seen the report but that the finding did not seem surprising or noteworthy to me. My comment was based on the assumption that the report had…

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Preoccupied Attachment and Emotional Dysregulation: Specific Aspects of Borderline Personality Disorder or General Dimensions of Personality Pathology?

Preoccupied Attachment and Emotional Dysregulation: Specific Aspects of Borderline Personality Disorder or General Dimensions of Personality Pathology?

Lori N. Scott, Yookyung Kim, Kimberly A. Nolf, Michael N. Hallquist, Aidan G.C. Wright, Stephanie D. Stepp, Jennifer Q. Morse, and Paul A. Pilkonis Author information ► Copyright and License information ► The publisher’s final edited version of this article is available at J Pers Disord See other articles in PMC that cite the published article. Abstract Emotional dysregulation and impaired attachment are seen by many clinical researchers as central aspects of borderline personality disorder (BPD). Alternatively, these constructs may…

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Creativity and Psychopathology « Tranzo busena

Creativity and Psychopathology « Tranzo busena

Creativity and psychopathology rellationship is often widely discussed in media. No surprise because some of the most famous artists really suffered from certain mental ilnesses. In 2012 Swedish researchers conducted a study with a vast sample of 1,173,763 patients. One of their aims was to study whether creativity is associated with all psychiatric disorders or restricted to those with psychotic features. The paper was originally published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research. Vincent van Gog – Self-portrait with Bandaged Ear,…

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The Role of Ego-threat in the Aggressive Behavior of Narcissistic Individuals

The Role of Ego-threat in the Aggressive Behavior of Narcissistic Individuals

Bachelor Thesis – University of Utrecht Project 3 24-06-2016   Jasper Bos 4094069 Roos den Heijer 3771245 Erik Schwillens 5654629 Anne van Geen 3976661   Supervisor: Claire Garandeau     Abstract Highly narcissistic individuals are prone to be more aggressive when their ego is threatened. This quantitative cross-sectional study tested whether ego-threat moderates the link between narcissism and overt aggression. Narcissism, overt aggression, trait self-esteem and ego-threat were measured in a sample of 565 young adolescents (mean age = 12.9)…

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Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder Symptoms | Psych Central

Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder Symptoms | Psych Central

  By Steve Bressert, Ph.D. ~ 4 min read Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder is characterized by a preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and mental and interpersonal control, at the expense of flexibility, openness, and efficiency. When rules and established procedures do not dictate the correct answer, decision making may become a time-consuming, often painful process. Individuals with Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder may have such difficulty deciding which tasks take priority or what is the best way of doing some particular task that they may never…

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