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Borderline Personality – Symptoms & Diagnostics | Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality – Symptoms & Diagnostics | Borderline Personality Disorder

Author: R. Skip Johnson It is estimated that there are 18 million husbands, wives, boyfriends, girlfriends, parents, and children who are affected by Borderline Personality Disorder – even more if you consider traits. Few even know about their condition or seek treatment. Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder Trying to determine if someone in your life may suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder? This eight minute video is a good starting point (1). You will soon find out, however, that this is…

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Crime and mental disorder II. Forensic aspects of psychiatric disorder

Crime and mental disorder II. Forensic aspects of psychiatric disorder

James Higgins Schizophrenia • Aff ective disorder • Antisocial personality disorder • Neurotic disorders • Learning disability • Organic states • Substance misuse • Special syndromes  • Minority groups The relationship between psychiatric disorder and criminal behaviour is  far from straightforward. Few psychiatric patients are offenders, and few offenders have a psychiatric disorder (Gunn, 1977a). The relationship may be examined in two ways. Firstly, we can look at offences and offenders, and ask what psychiatric pathology can be observed in…

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Narcissism and Empathy in Young Offenders and Non-Offenders

Narcissism and Empathy in Young Offenders and Non-Offenders

  Erica G. Hepper  University of Surrey   Claire M. Hart  University of Southampton   Rosie Meek  Royal Holloway, University of London   Sylwia Z. Cisek                      Constantine Sedikides University of Southampton Correspondence should be addressed to Erica G. Hepper, School of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7XH, United Kingdom, E.Hepper@surrey.ac.uk. The authors thank Elizabeth Lowe, Chloe Lavington, Beverly Lau, Stacey Rodd, Sonja Edwards, and Chloe Snowdon for assistance with data collection.       Abstract Understanding the individual factors…

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Preschool Personality Antecedents of Narcissism in Adolescence and Emergent Adulthood: A 20-Year Longitudinal Study

Preschool Personality Antecedents of Narcissism in Adolescence and Emergent Adulthood: A 20-Year Longitudinal Study

Emergent Adulthood: A 20-Year Longitudinal Study Kevin S. Carlson and Per F. Gjerde Author information ► Copyright and License information ► See other articles in PMC that cite the published article. Abstract This prospective study examined relations between preschool personality attributes and narcissism during adolescence and emerging adulthood. We created five a priori preschool scales anticipated to foretell future narcissism. Independent assessors evaluated the participants’ personality at ages 14, 18, and 23. Based upon these evaluations, we generated observer-based narcissism…

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The Relationship Between Borderline Personality and Obesity

The Relationship Between Borderline Personality and Obesity

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 Obesity is a significant health problem in the United States. Therefore, it is extremely important to understand potential clinical associations with obesity, including personality pathology. From studies of personality disorders in other types of eating pathology, it appears that restrictive personality disorders (e.g., obsessive-compulsive disorder) are associated with restrictive eating pathology (e.g.,…

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Implications of Childhood Sexual Abuse for Adult Borderline Personality Disorder and Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder | American Journal of Psychiatry

Implications of Childhood Sexual Abuse for Adult Borderline Personality Disorder and Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder | American Journal of Psychiatry

Abstract OBJECTIVE: This study examined whether women with a history of early-onset sexual abuse or those with late-onset sexual abuse were more likely to meet diagnostic criteria for both borderline personality disorder and complex posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). METHOD: The Revised Diagnostic Interview for Borderlines and the Trauma Assessment Package were administered to 65 women from three outpatient clinics in a metropolitan area. Thirty-eight subjects met criteria for early-onset abuse, while 27 subjects met criteria for late-onset abuse. RESULTS: The…

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Childhood Conduct Problems and Adult Criminality

Childhood Conduct Problems and Adult Criminality

Pathways From Childhood Conduct Problems to Adult Criminality Tiffany L. PankoRochester Institute of Technology This paper focuses on childhood conduct disorder, attention deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity and antisocial personality and how they act as factors in predicting a child’s future criminal activity. An overview on the disorders is provided, looking into their characteristics, causality, and relationship to crime to provide a complete understanding of the diagnoses. The difference between young girls and boys and their criminal behavior is…

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Evidence-Based Report Childhood Sexual Abuse and Borderline Personality Disorder

Evidence-Based Report Childhood Sexual Abuse and Borderline Personality Disorder

  Associate Professor Ian Lambie Literature search Ariana Krynen, Sarah Miers Date Draft Report Completed 9 November 2015 Date Final Report Completed 13 June 2016   Important Note:   The purpose of this brief report is to summarise the evidence for an association between childhood sexual abuse and the development of borderline personality disorder. It is not intended to replace clinical judgement, or be used as a clinical A reasonable attempt has been made to find and review papers relevant…

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Complex PTSD, affect dysregulation, and borderline personality disorder | Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation | Full Text

Complex PTSD, affect dysregulation, and borderline personality disorder | Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation | Full Text

      Julian D FordEmail author and Christine A Courtois Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation20141:9 DOI: 10.1186/2051-6673-1-9 ©  Ford and Courtois; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2014 Received: 13 March 2014 Accepted: 18 May 2014 Published: 9 July 2014 Abstract Complex PTSD (cPTSD) was formulated to include, in addition to the core PTSD symptoms, dysregulation in three psychobiological areas: (1) emotion processing, (2) self-organization (including bodily integrity), and (3) relational security. The overlap of diagnostic criteria for cPTSD and borderline personality disorder (BPD) raises questions about the scientific integrity and…

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Predictors of antisocial personality | The British Journal of Psychiatry

Predictors of antisocial personality | The British Journal of Psychiatry

Predictors of antisocial personality Continuities from childhood to adult life Emily Simonoff, James Elander, Janet Holmshaw, Andrew Pickles, Robin Murray, Michael Rutter The British Journal of Psychiatry Jan 2004, 184 (2) 118-127; DOI: 10.1192/bjp.184.2.118 Abstract Background Antisocial behaviour in adult life has its roots in childhood. Aims To explore the independent and joint effects of childhood characteristics on the persistence of antisocial behaviour into adult life. Method A clinical sample of twins who were systematically ascertained in childhood was followed…

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