Whole-brain functional connectivity during script-driven aggression in borderline personality disorder - Ueltzh öffer K, Herpertz SC, Krauch M, Schmahl C, Bertsch K.

OBJECTIVE: Intense anger and anger-related aggression are frequently reported by patients with borderline personality disorders (BPD). Recent results suggest that anger-related aggression and its control is associated with a complex interplay of different ...
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ConclusionsThese findings lend support to the importance of assessing the whole dimension of the narcissistic personality, as well as associated personality patterns. On the findings reported here, the vulnerable aspect of pathological narcissism impacts others in an insidious way given the core deficits of feelings of emptiness and affective instability. These findings have clinical implications for diagnosis and treatment in that the initial spectrum of complaints may be misdiagnosed unless the complete picture is understood. Living with a person with pathological narcissism can be marked by experiencing a person who sho...
Source: Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Authors: Biermann M, Bohus M, Gilbert P, Vonderlin R, Cornelisse S, Osen B, Graser J, Brüne M, Ebert A, Lyssenko L, Kleindienst N Abstract The cultivation of compassion is associated with beneficial effects on physical and psychological health, satisfaction with life and social relationships. However, some individuals, especially those high in psychopathological symptoms or those with particular disorders such as Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) may demonstrate pronounced fears of engagement in compassionate experiences or behaviours. Furthermore, fears of compassion have been found to impede progress in ...
Source: Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Clin Psychol Psychother Source Type: research
Authors: Poddar S, Sanyal N, Das B, Mukherjee U PMID: 32763526 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Asian J Psychiatr Source Type: research
From a developmental and pathogenic perspective, child maltreatment is strongly linked to later dissociative symptoms, as ultimate forms of human response to chronic stress. The present study aimed to investig...
Source: BMC Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
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Source: JAMA Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
AbstractEvidence-based treatment for patients suffering from personality disorders (PDs) is only available to a limited extend in the Netherlands. Consequently, most patients receive non-manualized, unspecialized care.This manuscript describes the background, rationale and design of the Guideline-Informed Treatment for Personality Disorders (GIT-PD) initiative. GIT-PD aims to provide a simple, principle-driven, ‘common-factors’ framework for the treatment of PDs. The GIT-PD framework integrates scientific knowledge, professional expertise and patient experience to design a good-enough practice, based on common ...
Source: Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Condition:   Borderline Personality Disorder Intervention:   Behavioral: inclusion condition Sponsor:   Charite University, Berlin, Germany Recruiting
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AbstractPurposeLongitudinal research describing the course of borderline personality disorder (BPD) has radically revised psychiatry ’s stigmatizing assumptions of its immutability and poor prognosis. This review outlines major findings from four of the largest, most methodologically rigorous prospective studies of BPD in childhood and adulthood to provide a scientifically informed understanding of its precursors, structure, tr ajectory, interaction with other psychiatric illnesses, and impact on treatment utilization and functional outcomes.Recent findingsBPD ’s fluctuating symptoms and underlying diathesis in...
Source: Current Treatment Options in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Condition:   Borderline Personality Disorder Intervention:   Other: Psychological assessment Sponsor:   University of Barcelona Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
ConclusionIn conclusion, our findings should encourage clinical practitioners to address trust deficits towards close others, as well as omniscient negative memory retrieval and interpretation biases which might influence current trust behavior.
Source: Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
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