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Managing Suicide Risk in Borderline Personality Disorder | Psychiatric Times

Managing Suicide Risk in Borderline Personality Disorder | Psychiatric Times

  May 01, 2012 | By Robert J. Gregory, MD Patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) are often high users of health care and may present with multiple crises and minor incidents of self-harm or threats.1 As with the boy who cried wolf, inpatient consultants and health care providers may end up feeling manipulated and may not take suicide risk very seriously. CASE VIGNETTE Ms A, a 22-year-old, was brought to the emergency department (ED) by ambulance; she had overdosed…

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Comorbidities in Borderline Personality Disorder | Psychiatric Times

Comorbidities in Borderline Personality Disorder | Psychiatric Times

January 09, 2013 By Robert S. Biskin, MDCM and Joel Paris, MD Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is frequently seen in clinical practice. Over the past 2 decades, research on BPD has increased substantially, with concomitant specialized psychotherapies that have been proved to be effective. A number of pharmacological agents have also been investigated, but results have been mixed.1 One of the enduring challenges in treating patients with BPD is that only a minority have straightforward clinical presentations with no comorbidity….

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Cortical complexity in bipolar disorder applying a spherical harmonics approach

Cortical complexity in bipolar disorder applying a spherical harmonics approach

  Article Info: ⁎ Correspondence to: Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Philipps University Marburg & Marburg University Hospital/UKGM, Rudolf-Bultmann-Str. 8, 35037 Marburg, Germany. E-mail  address:  nenadic@staff.uni-marburg.de  (I. Nenadic).   http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pscychresns.2017.02.007 Received 4 December 2016; Received in revised form 12 February 2017; Accepted 21 February 2017 Available online 21 February 2017 0925-4927/ © 2017 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.   Igor  Nenadica,d,⁎,  Rachel A. Yottera,b,  Maren Dietzeka,  Kerstin Langbeina,  Heinrich  Sauera, Christian Gasera,c a Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Jena University…

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Differentiating risk for mania and borderline personality disorder: The nature of goal regulation and impulsivity

Differentiating risk for mania and borderline personality disorder: The nature of goal regulation and impulsivity

  Differentiating risk for mania and borderline personality disorder: The  nature  of  goal  regulation  and  impulsivity Daniel Fulford a,b,n, Lori R. Eisner c, Sheri L. Johnson d a University of California, San Francisco, Department of Psychiatry, 401 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94143, USA b Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, 2350 West El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040, USA c Bipolar  Clinic  and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital,  Department of  Psychiatry, Harvard Medical  School, 50 Staniford St., Ste …

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