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Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Introduction: Narcissistic personality disorder is classified as cluster B personality disorder. It shows general symptoms of exaggeration of self importance, lack of empathy, and some cases show signs of depression (Butcher J.N. et al. 2010). People with Narcissistic personality disorder generally react unusually strong to criticism. The most prominent diagnostic factor used in DSM to diagnose Narcissistic personality disorder is the feeling of grandiosity (Butcher J.N. et al. 2010). It is suggested that this grandiosity is a cover for very…

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Signs of Narcissistic Abuse – NarcAware

Signs of Narcissistic Abuse – NarcAware

Signs of Narcissistic Abuse The following signs will indicate if you are a victim of narcissistic abuse, this was posted by a participant on a narcissistic forum, but gives a very good insight on how to identify if you are in a narcissistic abuse connection. You Doubt Yourself Do you recognise that you’re doubting yourself more than you ever have before?  Victims of narcissistic abuse often appear uncertain of themselves, constantly seeking clarification that they haven’t made a mistake or…

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Eating disorders | University of Maryland Medical Center

Eating disorders | University of Maryland Medical Center

Eating disorders Description An in-depth report on the treatment and prevention of eating disorders. Alternative Names Anorexia; Bulimia; Binge eating Highlights Eating Disorders Overview Eating disorders typically occur in young women. Bulimia nervosa involves a pattern of bingeing and purging. Many people with bulimia nervosa also suffer from depression. Anorexia nervosa involves a pattern of self-starvation. Patients often have an accompanying anxiety disorder (such as obsessive compulsive disorder) or depression. Patients with anorexia and depression have a high risk for…

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Comorbidity of Anxiety Disorders With Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa

Comorbidity of Anxiety Disorders With Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa

  Walter H. Kaye, M.D. Cynthia M. Bulik, Ph.D. Laura Thornton, Ph.D. Nicole Barbarich, B.S. Kim Masters, B.S. Article Price Foundation Collaborative Group Objective: A large and well-character- ized sample of individuals with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa from the Price Foundation collaborative genetics study was used to determine the fre- quency of anxiety disorders and to under- stand how anxiety disorders are related to state of eating disorder illness and age at onset. Method: Ninety-seven individuals with anorexia nervosa,…

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Antisocial personality disorder in incarcerated offenders: Psychiatric comorbidity and quality of life

Antisocial personality disorder in incarcerated offenders: Psychiatric comorbidity and quality of life

  ANNALS OF CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY 2010;22(2):113-120 RESEARCH ARTICLE Donald W. Black, MD Department of Psychiatry University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine Iowa Department of Corrections Iowa Medical and Classification Center Oakdale, IA, USA Tracy Gunter, MD Department of Psychiatry and Neurology St. Louis University School of Medicine St. Louis, MO, USA Peggy Loveless, PhD Jeff Allen, PhD Department of Psychiatry University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine Iowa City,…

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Offenders with antisocial personality disorder show attentional bias for violence-related stimuli

Offenders with antisocial personality disorder show attentional bias for violence-related stimuli

Gregor Domes (a,n),  Julia Mense (a), Knut Vohs (b), Elmar Habermeyer (b) a Department of Psychology, Laboratory for Biological and Personality Psychology, University of Freiburg, Stefan-Meier-Strasse 8, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany b Center for  Forensic Psychiatry,  Psychiatric University Hospital  Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.   a r t i c l e  i n f o : Article history: Received 24 January 2012 Received in revised form 30  October 2012 Accepted 3 November 2012   a b s t r a c t …

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Attachment and Mentalization in Female Patients With Comorbid Narcissistic and Borderline Personality Disorder

Attachment and Mentalization in Female Patients With Comorbid Narcissistic and Borderline Personality Disorder

      Diana Diamond City University of New York and Weill Cornell Medical College Kenneth N. Levy Pennsylvania State University and Weill Cornell Medical College John F. Clarkin Weill Cornell Medical College Melitta Fischer-Kern Medical University of Vienna Nicole M. Cain Long Island University –  Brooklyn Stephan Doering Medical University of Vienna Susanne Hörz Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen Anna Buchheim University of Innsbruck   We investigated attachment representations and the capacity for mentalization in a sample of adult female borderline patients…

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Major Mental Disorder and Antisocial Personality Disorder: A Criminal Combination

Major Mental Disorder and Antisocial Personality Disorder: A Criminal Combination

    Sheilagh Hodgins, PhD; and Gilles Cote,  PhD Dr. Hodgins is affiliated with the Centre de Recherche Philippe Pine! and Department of Psychology, Univ­ ersite de Montreal. Dr.  Cote is affiliated  with the  De­partment  of Psychology,  Universite  de Quebec a Trois­ Rivieres. Reprint requests to Dr. Sheilagh Hodgins, Centre de Recherche, Institut Philippe Pine[ de Mon­ treal, l0905 est, boul. Henri-Bourassa, Montreal (Que­ bec) HIC IHI. Bull Am Acad Psychiatry Law, Vol. 21, No. 2, 1993   Much evidence…

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Personality disorders and substance use

Personality disorders and substance use

  8.1           Personality disorders A personality disorder is an enduring pattern of inner experience, of seeing the world and relating to others in a manner that markedly deviates from cultural expectations, and includes, and results in, problematic and habitual behaviours that are pervasive and inflexible. The onset of personality disorders occurs in adolescence or early adulthood, is stable over time, leads to impairment or distress and is not due to mental disorder or substance use. Personality disorders are long-standing and…

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Prevalence, Correlates, Disability, and Comorbidity of DSM-IV Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Results from the Wave 2 National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions

Prevalence, Correlates, Disability, and Comorbidity of DSM-IV Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Results from the Wave 2 National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions

 Frederick S. Stinson, Ph.D.,a Deborah A. Dawson, Ph.D.,a Rise B. Goldstein, Ph.D., M.P.H.,a S. Patricia Chou, Ph.D.,a Boji Huang, M.D., Ph.D.,a Sharon M. Smith, Ph.D.,a W. June Ruan, M.A.,a Attila J. Pulay, M.D.,a Tulshi D. Saha, Ph.D.,a Roger P. Pickering, M.S.,a and Bridget F. Grant, Ph.D., Ph.D.a Author information ► Copyright and License information ► The publisher’s final edited version of this article is available at J Clin Psychiatry See other articles in PMC that cite the published article. Abstract…

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