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Borderline Personality and Criminality

Borderline Personality and Criminality

  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 Borderline personality disorder is characteristically associated with a broad variety of psychiatric symptoms and aberrant behaviors. In this edition of The Interface, we discuss the infrequently examined association between borderline personality disorder and criminality. According to our review of the literature, in comparison with the rates of borderline personality disorder encountered…

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Borderline Personality Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Antisocial Personality Disorder, ADHD, Substance Use: Common Threads, Common Treatment Needs, and the Nature of Impulsivity

Borderline Personality Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Antisocial Personality Disorder, ADHD, Substance Use: Common Threads, Common Treatment Needs, and the Nature of Impulsivity

Indep Pract. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2011 Jan 18. Published in final edited form as: Indep Pract. 2010 WINTER; 30(1): 20–23. PMCID: PMC3022439 NIHMSID: NIHMS180214 Borderline Personality Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Antisocial Personality Disorder, ADHD, Substance Use: Common Threads, Common Treatment Needs, and the Nature of Impulsivity Tamika C. B. Zapolski, Regan E. Settles, Melissa A. Cyders, and Gregory T. Smith Author information ► Copyright and License information ► See other articles in PMC that cite the published article. Our…

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Obsessive-compulsive (anankastic) personality disorder: toward the ICD-11 classification

Obsessive-compulsive (anankastic) personality disorder: toward the ICD-11 classification

Naomi A. Fineberg 1   2   3   Samar Reghunandanan 1   Sangeetha Kolli 1   Murad Atmaca 4   1Highly Specialized Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders Service, Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Welwyn Garden City – UK 2Postgraduate Medical School, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield – UK 3University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge – UK 4Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Firat (Euphrates) University, Elazig – Turkey ABSTRACT Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) is an early-onset disorder…

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Psychiatric Comorbidity and Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) Profiles in Eating Disorder Patients

Psychiatric Comorbidity and Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) Profiles in Eating Disorder Patients

      Original Research   Gabriella Milos, MD1, Anja Spindler, PhD2, Ulrich Schnyder, MD3 Objective: This study examines potential overlaps between psychiatric comorbidity (Axis I and II) and scores on the subscales of the Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) in women with eating disorders (EDs). Method: In a sample of 248 women (72 with anorexia nervosa, 140 with bulimia nervosa, and 36 with eating disorders not otherwise specified), we determined psychiatric comorbidity using the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV. Behavioural…

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Comorbidity of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders and Duration of Eating Disorders

Comorbidity of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders and Duration of Eating Disorders

  Gabriella Milos,1* Anja Spindler,1 Giovanni Ruggiero,2 Richard Klaghofer,1 and Ulrich Schnyder1 1 Psychiatric Polyclinic, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland 2 Psychiatric Institute,  Ospedale Maggiore  Milan, Milan, Italy Accepted 19 May 2001   Correspondence to: Dr. Gabriella Milos, Universitarts Spital Psychiatrische Poliklinik, Culmannstrasse 8, 8091 Zur rich, Switzerland. E-mail: gabriella.milos@psy.usz.ch ©  2002 by  Wiley Periodicals, Inc.     Abstract: Objective: This study explored the comorbidity of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and eating disorders (ED) and examined the relationship between OCD comorbidity…

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Substance Abuse in Women With Bulimia Nervosa | Psych Central Professional

Substance Abuse in Women With Bulimia Nervosa | Psych Central Professional

By Kristina Klopfer and D. Blake Woodside, MD ~ 7 min read The high rate of comorbid substance abuse in women with bulimia nervosa (BN) has remained consistent in the literature. This article reviews the prevalence of substance abuse in BN and summarizes treatment approaches for persons with BN and comorbid substance abuse. Prevalence Studies conducted in community and clinical settings continue to demonstrate that the prevalence of substance use disorders is higher among women with BN than in women…

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Psychopathy, Antisocial Personality Disorder Differences

Psychopathy, Antisocial Personality Disorder Differences

  By Laura Nott posted on July 31, 2013 in Mental Health Psychopathy is a common term used to describe a grouping of personality traits that includes such things as impulsive behavior, lack of regard for others, lack of a normal range of emotional responsiveness and frequent deception or manipulation of others. People who have these traits are known as psychopaths or sociopaths. However, the American Psychiatric Association (APA), which publishes the primary guidebook for diagnosing mental illness in the…

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Living with Antisocial Personality Disorder 101: The Sociopath | HubPages

Living with Antisocial Personality Disorder 101: The Sociopath | HubPages

Living with Antisocial Personality Disorder 101: The Sociopath Updated on August 9, 2013 Leah Wells-Marshburn more Contact Author Antisocial Personality Disorder Description The term “antisocial” often is mistaken as a synonym for asocial. In fact, these two terms are very different. Antisocial is better described as a rule-breaker. Think anti-societal rules rather than anti-socialization. A person who suffers from antisocial personality disorder historically has been described as a person without a conscience, a sociopath. However, recent research suggests that the…

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“Getting better is not something we can do on our own”: the truth about personality disorders | SBS Life

“Getting better is not something we can do on our own”: the truth about personality disorders | SBS Life

The truth about personality disorders By Ruby Hamad 10 Oct 2017 – 1:56 PM  UPDATED 10 Oct 2017 – 3:31 PM All mental health conditions attract stigma and stereotypes but few are more misunderstood than personality disorders. Ruby Hamad separates the facts from the fiction. What are personality disorders? Between Hollywood films that sensationalise them, quizzes warning you may be dating them, and psychiatrists refusing to treat them, it’s no wonder many people suffering with personality disorders never get better. The American Psychiatric Association defines a personality…

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Antisocial Personality Disorders

Antisocial Personality Disorders

  Glenn, A.L. & Raine, A. (2011). Antisocial Personality Disorders. In J. Decety & J. Cacioppo (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Social Neuroscience (pp. 885-894). New York: Oxford University Press.     Antisocial Personality Disorders Andrea L. Glenn1  & Adrian Raine2 1Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States 2Departments of Criminology, Psychiatry, and Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States   Abstract Neuroscience research is beginning to uncover…

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