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June 30, 2015

The Long-Term Effects of Psychotherapy on Borderline Personality Disorder

July 6, 2014 — A new study has analyzed the long-term effects of psychotherapy on borderline personality disorder. Authors report the effect of DBT compared to TAU on inpatient service use, and a follow-up 6 months ... read more

Schema Therapy for Personality Disorders Proven More Effective Than Other Major Treatments

Feb. 10, 2014 — A large scale randomized control trial shows Schema Therapy to be significantly more effective than two major alternative approaches to the treatment of a broad range of personality disorders. Schema ... read more

Adults With Eating Disorders Have a Poorer Prognosis If They Suffer Hyperactivity

July 10, 2013 — A study made with 191 patients reveal that symptoms of hyperactivity due to the deficit of attention and hyperactivity disorder are associated with more impulsivity and more severity, and probably a ... read more

Traumatic Childhood May Increase the Risk of Drug Addiction

Aug. 31, 2012 — Previous research has shown that personality traits such as impulsivity or compulsiveness are indicators of an increased risk of addiction. Now, new research suggests that these impulsive and ... read more

Adolescents' Personalities and Coping Habits Affect Social Behaviors

Aug. 1, 2012 — A new study by a human development expert describes how adolescents' developing personalities and coping habits affect their behaviors toward ... read more

Teenage Mind: First Time Evidence Links Over Interpretation of Social Situations to Personality Disorder

Sep. 28, 2011 — Researchers have became interested in the way people think, how they organize thoughts, execute a decision, then determine whether a decision is good or ... read more

Quitting Smoking Enhances Personality Change

Sep. 12, 2011 — Researchers have found evidence that shows those who quit smoking show improvements in their overall ... read more

Childhood Sexual Abuse May Be a Risk Factor for Later Psychotic Illness

Nov. 1, 2010 — An Australian study suggests that children who are sexually abused, especially if it involves penetration, appear to be at higher risk for developing schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, ... read more

Four Kinds of Compulsive Gamblers Identified

Oct. 14, 2010 — Disorganized and emotionally unstable, poorly adapted, suffering from alcohol problems, impulsive, or with a "globally adapted" personality. These are the features of the four diagnosed ... read more

New Way to Classify Personality Disorders Proposed

Oct. 12, 2010 — New research is playing a key role in the effort to change the way mental health clinicians classify personality ... read more

Hurts So Good: Neural Clues to the Calming Effects of Self-Harm

Aug. 30, 2010 — The notion that cutting or burning oneself could provide relief from emotional distress is difficult to understand for most people, but it is an experience reported commonly among people who ... read more

Impulsivity-Related Problem Drinking Decreases Greatly for 18 To 25-Year-Olds

May 31, 2010 — Impulsivity normally decreases during emerging and young adulthood and is associated with reduced substance abuse. Not all individuals, however, "mature out" of impulsive behavior. A new ... read more

Widely Used Screening Scale May Misidentify Borderline Personality Disorder as Bipolar Disorder

Mar. 25, 2010 — A widely-used screening tool for bipolar disorder may incorrectly indicate bipolar disorder for patients suffering from borderline personality disorder. Researchers assessed the Mood Disorder ... read more

New Ways To Predict Violent Behavior?

Sep. 25, 2009 — In the future, diagnosing severe personality disorders, evaluating the childhood environment, assessing alcohol consumption and the analysis of the MAOA genotype may provide more accurate means for ... read more

If Bipolar Disorder Is Over-Diagnosed, What Are The Actual Diagnoses?

July 29, 2009 — A year ago, researchers reported that fewer than half the patients previously diagnosed with bipolar disorder received an actual diagnosis of bipolar disorder after using a comprehensive, psychiatric ... read more

Possible Genetic Causes Of Borderline Personality Disorder Identified

Dec. 16, 2008 — Scientists have found that genetic material on chromosome nine was linked to BPD features, a disorder characterized by pervasive instability in moods, interpersonal relationships, self-image and ... read more

Palm Pilots Bridge Communication Gap Between Therapists And Patients

Dec. 1, 2008 — Palm Pilots already perform a variety of functions, and in the future, they may be used as a therapeutic tool that benefits people with personality disorders. In a new study, researchers used Palm ... read more

A New Light On The Brains Of People With Borderline Personality Disorder

Aug. 7, 2008 — In a game of give and get, the brains of people with borderline personality disorder often don't get it. In fact, an interactive economic game played between two people in functional magnetic ... read more

Increased Risk Of Smoking, Substance Abuse In Bipolar Adolescents Confirmed

June 2, 2008 — A new study supports previous reports that adolescents with bipolar disorder are at increased risk for smoking and substance abuse. The article also indicates that bipolar-associated risk is ... read more

Personality Disorders Cause Emotional Reactions In Staff

Apr. 9, 2008 — The way in which professional care workers respond emotionally to substance abuse patients with personality disorders depends on the type of disorder. The idea that the emotional reactions of a ... read more

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