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Detection of comorbidity with Borderline Personality Disorder in patients with Bipolar Disorders

Detection of comorbidity with Borderline Personality Disorder in patients with Bipolar Disorders

Riconoscimento della comorbidità con il disturbo borderline di personalità nei pazienti affetti da disturbo bipolare Lai, S. Pirarba, F. Pinna, B. Carpiniello Department of Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Clinic, University of Cagliari, Italy     Summary Background Difficulties are frequently encountered in distinguishing between Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder, with dif- ferential diagnosis being complicated by the presence of comor- bidity. The present study aims to evaluate the utility of the Mil- lon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III…

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Comorbidity of Personality Disorders in Anxiety Disorders: A Meta-Analysis of 30 Years of Research

Comorbidity of Personality Disorders in Anxiety Disorders: A Meta-Analysis of 30 Years of Research

     Oddgeir Friborg 1, 2 Monica Martinussen 3 Sabine Kaiser 1 Karl Tore Øvergård 1 Jan H. Rosenvinge 1   1 Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, Norway. 2 Psychiatric Research Centre of Northern Norway, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø. 3 Faculty of Health Sciences, Regional Centre for Child and Youth Mental Health and Child Welfare, University of Tromsø, Norway.   Declaration of interest: None of the authors have any conflicting interests. Corresponding author…

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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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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

    Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment © 2014 American Psychological Association 2014, Vol. 5, No. 4, 428 – 433   1949-2715/14/$12.00    http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/per0000065 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…

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Bloodletting, Bulimia Nervosa and Borderline Personality Disorder

Bloodletting, Bulimia Nervosa and Borderline Personality Disorder

Paper Fiona Warren 1*, Bridget Dolan 2   and Kingsley Norton 1,2 1 Henderson Hospital, 2 Homeland Drive, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5LT,  2 St George’s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE Some recent case�reports in the psychiatric literature have presented patients who bloodlet and suggested that theirs is a rare pathological behaviour which is part of the purgative psychopathology associated with bulimia nervosa. Other reports have con� strued bloodletting as a self�mutilative behaviour and indicative of severe personality disorder….

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