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Psychopathy in women: theoretical and clinical perspectives

Psychopathy in women: theoretical and clinical perspectives

International Journal of Women’s Health Open Access Full Text Article Dovepress open access to scientific and medical research   R E v IEW This article was published in the following Dove Press journal: International Journal of Women’s Health 30 May 2012   Rolf Wynn1,2 Marita H Høiseth1 Gunn Pettersen3 1Department of Forensic Psychiatry, Division of Addiction and Specialized Psychiatric Services, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway; 2Telemedicine Research Group, Department of  Clinical Medicine,  3Department  of  Health and Care Sciences,…

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Culture and Mental Illness

Culture and Mental Illness

  See discussions, stats, and author profiles for this publication at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/270762975   Conference Paper · December 2014 DOI:  10.13140/2.1.1117.4724     Chittaranjan Subudhi Central University of Tamil Nadu   Available from: Chittaranjan Subudhi Retrieved on: 10 September 2016       ABSTRACT: The global burden of mental illness is high and opportunities for promoting mental health care are neglected issues in most parts of the world. Though many of the affected people come from the deprived sections of society…

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Defense Mechanisms Associated with Borderline Personality Disorder

Defense Mechanisms Associated with Borderline Personality Disorder

J Pers Disord. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2011 Oct 28. Published in final edited form as: J Pers Disord. 2009 Apr; 23(2): 113–121. doi:  10.1521/pedi.2009.23.2.113 PMCID: PMC3203733 NIHMSID: NIHMS329881 Mary C. Zanarini, Ed.D., Jolie L. Weingeroff, M.A., and Frances R. Frankenburg, M.D. 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 This study assessed the defensive…

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Domestic Theft

Domestic Theft

  Definition: Domestic Theft – Consuming or taking control of a resource or asset belonging to (or shared with) a family member, partner or spouse without first obtaining their approval. When They Take a Mile: Domestic Theft can range from a kind of petty larceny like using something without permission, through to stealing someone’s identity, spending family money without discussion,  and running up debts which are left to somebody else to pay. Domestic Theft is one of the most common,…

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Borderline Personality Symptomatology, Casual Sexual Relationships, and Promiscuity

Borderline Personality Symptomatology, Casual Sexual Relationships, and Promiscuity

  Randy A. Sansone, MD and Michael W. Wiederman, PhD Author information ►Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract In this study, we compiled 12 previous databases to examine, among a large sample (N=972) of psychiatric and nonpsychiatric patients, the relationship, if any, between borderline personality symptomatology and sexual impulsivity. Two types of sexual impulsivity were assessed through two self-report items that queried participants about (1) having sex with individuals whom…

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How Common Are Personality Disorders

How Common Are Personality Disorders

  Study: Samuels et al., 2002 Crawford et al., 2005 Lenzenweger et al., 2007 Instrument Used: IPDE SCID-II IPDE Sample Size: (742) (644) (5692) -Paranoid 0.7% 5.1% 2.3% -Schizoid 0.9% 1.7% 4.9% -Schizotypal 0.6% 1.1% 3.3% -Antisocial 4.1% 1.2% 1.0% -Borderline 0.5% 3.9% 1.6% -Histrionic 0.2% 0.9% – -Narcissistic – 2.2% – -Avoidant 1.8% 6.4% 5.2% -Dependent 0.1% 0.8% 0.6% -Obsessive-Compulsive – 4.7% 2.4% PD Unspecified – – 1.6% Any PD 9.0% 15.7% 9.1% A number of studies have been…

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Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

  Introduction Borderline Personality Disorder is a serious condition which is estimated to affect between 1-3% of the general population. Yet, despite being so prevalent, BPD is not commonly known about or understood. People who live in a relationship with a person who suffers from borderline personality disorder often know that something is terribly wrong with the behavior of their family member or loved-one but often do not know what to do about it, or that there is even a…

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Personality Disorder Symptoms in Women as a Result of Chronic Intimate Male Partner Violence

Personality Disorder Symptoms in Women as a Result of Chronic Intimate Male Partner Violence

        DOI 10.1007/s10896-008-9180-9   Maria  A.  Pico-Alfonso & Enrique  Echeburúa & Manuela Martinez Published online: 19 March 2008 # Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2008   Martinez Department of Psychobiology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain   Echeburúa Department of Personality and Psychological Treatment, Faculty of Psychology, University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian, Spain   A. Pico-Alfonso (*) Stress Physiology Lab, Department of Evolutionary and Functional Biology, University of Parma, Parco Area delle…

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The Relationship Between Borderline Personality Symptomatology and Somatic Preoccupation Among Internal Medicine Outpatients

The Relationship Between Borderline Personality Symptomatology and Somatic Preoccupation Among Internal Medicine Outpatients

Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry. 2008; 10(4): 286–290. PMCID: PMC2528239 Randy A. Sansone, M.D., Nighat A. Tahir, M.D., Victoria R. Buckner, D.O., and Michael W. Wiederman, Ph.D. Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Objective: In this study, we examined the relationship between borderline personality symptomatology and somatic preoccupation among a sample of internal medicine outpatients. Method: Using a cross-sectional approach and a sample…

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Borderline Personality and Externalized Aggression

Borderline Personality and Externalized Aggression

Innov Clin Neurosci. 2012 Mar; 9(3): 23–26. Published online 2012 Mar. PMCID: PMC3342993 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 Individuals with borderline personality disorder are diagnostically and clinically characterized by self-harm behavior, as indicated by the criterion in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition, Text Revision, “recurrent suicidal behavior, gestures, or threats, or self-mutilating…

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