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Impaired Maintenance of Interpersonal Synchronization in Musical Improvisations of Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder

Impaired Maintenance of Interpersonal Synchronization in Musical Improvisations of Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder

  Impaired Maintenance of Interpersonal Synchronization in Musical Improvisations of Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder BY Katrien Foubert 1*, Tom Collins 2, 3 and Jos De Backer 1 1 Music Therapy, Department of Music, LUCA School of Arts, Association KULeuven, Leuven, Belgium, 2 Department of Psychology, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA, 3 Music Artificial Intelligence Algorithms, Inc., Davis, CA, USA   Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious and complex mental disorder with a lifetime prevalence of 5.9%, characterized by…

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Antisocial Personality Disorder

Antisocial Personality Disorder

  Antisocial personality disorder describes individuals who tend to disregard and violate the rights of others around them. Definition Antisocial personality disorder is best understood within the context of the broader category of personality disorders. A personality disorder is an enduring pattern of personal experience and behavior that deviates noticeably from the expectations of the individual’s culture, is pervasive and inflexible, has an onset in adolescence or early adulthood, is stable over time, and leads to personal distress or impairment….

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High trait anxiety is associated with attenuated feedback-related negativity in risky decision making

High trait anxiety is associated with attenuated feedback-related negativity in risky decision making

Ádám Takácsa, Andrea Kóborb, Karolina Janacseka,c, Ferenc Honbolygób,a, Valéria Csépeb,d, and Dezső Németha,c a: Institute of Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University, Izabella utca 46., H–1064, Budapest, Hungary  b: Brain Imaging Centre, Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Magyar tudósok körútja 2., H–1117, Budapest, Hungary c: MTA-ELTE NAP B Brain, Memory and Language Research Group, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology, Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Magyar tudósok körútja 2., H–1117, Budapest, Hungary d:Department of…

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Personality Disorders

Personality Disorders

Personality disorders are a class of psychological conditions that are characterized by a pattern of long term behavior that deviates from societal expectations, and create serious problems in relationships and society. People with personality disorders tend to be inflexible, rigid and manipulative. Although most feel that their behaviors are justified and perfectly fine, they often have a tunnel-vision view of the world and have problems connecting with others in socially acceptable ways. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders…

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The Neurological Disorders in Alice in Wonderland

The Neurological Disorders in Alice in Wonderland

  Summary: A new paper reviews some of the possible psychological and neurological disorders experienced by characters in Alice in Wonderland. Source: The Tutor Pages. “Now I’m opening out like the largest telescope that ever was! Good-bye, feet!” (for when she looked down at her feet, they seemed to be almost out of sight, they were getting so far off).” The moment Alice arrives in Wonderland, she goes through a series of strange metamorphic changes, becoming larger or smaller after…

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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

Article Info   Contents lists available at SciVerse ScienceDirect Psychiatry Research journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/psychres   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.   Article history: Received 24 January 2012 Received in revised form 30 October 2012 Accepted 3 November 2012   Corresponding author. Tel.: þ49 761…

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Healthy relationships and borderline personality disorder.

Healthy relationships and borderline personality disorder.

    For those living in close relationship with a person who suffers with borderline personality disorder (BPD) it can become easy to lose perspective about what a healthy relationship actually looks like. The person with BPD often creates high levels of conflict in relationships and without being aware, engages in narcissistic behaviors. Below is a list (by no means conclusive) of what hallmarks healthy relationships contrasted with behaviors typical of the high-conflict individual with BPD. One of the cornerstones…

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Personality Disorders: The Controllers, Abusers, Manipulators, and Users in Relationships

Personality Disorders: The Controllers, Abusers, Manipulators, and Users in Relationships

By Joseph M. Carver, Ph.D., Psychologist Who are these people? In romantic relationships they are controlling, abusive, manipulative partners who can ruin not only the relationship, but our self-esteem, finances, and reputation. As a parent, they can put the “D” in Dysfunctional Family and be the parent that abuses, neglects, ignores, or psychologically damages their children. As a friend they may be irresponsible, selfish, unreliable, dishonest, and often create significant problems in our life. As a neighbor, they spread rumors,…

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Management of borderline personality disorder: a review of psychotherapeutic approaches

Management of borderline personality disorder: a review of psychotherapeutic approaches

MICHAEL H. STONE1 Author information ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract There are currently three major psychotherapeutic approaches to the management of borderline personality disorder (BPD): the psychodynamic, the cognitive-behavioral, and the supportive. There are special varieties within each: e.g., transference-focused psychotherapy (psychodynamic) or dialectic behavioral therapy (cognitive-behavioral). Though differing in basic conceptions and in methodology, all approaches aim at the amelioration of both the symptom-aspects that dominate the…

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A systematic review on the relationship between antisocial, borderline and narcissistic personality disorder diagnostic traits and risk of violence to others in a clinical and forensic sample

A systematic review on the relationship between antisocial, borderline and narcissistic personality disorder diagnostic traits and risk of violence to others in a clinical and forensic sample

Joe Lowenstein, Charlotte Purvis and Katie Rose Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation20163:14 https://doi.org/10.1186/s40479-016-0046-0 ©  The Author(s). 2016 Received: 29 January 2016 Accepted: 27 September 2016 Published: 13 October 2016 Email author Abstract Risk assessments identify the presence of a Personality Disorder diagnosis as relevant to future violence. At present, risk assessments focus on the presence of the disorder rather than identifying key traits related to risk. Systematic searches of three databases were conducted from January 2000 until August 2014. Of 92,143, 15 studies met the inclusion criteria. A lack…

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