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September 28, 2016

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September 28, 2016

Self-Understanding Helps Criminal Substance Abusers

Apr. 15, 2016 — Researchers have developed the treatment program called Impulsive Lifestyle Counselling, which helps substance abusers who also suffer from impulsive and criminal ... read more

Problem Gambling, Personality Disorders Often Go Hand in Hand

Nov. 25, 2014 — The treatment of people who cannot keep their gambling habits in check is often complicated because they also tend to suffer from personality disorders. Problem gambling creates a multitude of ... read more

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

Oct. 3, 2013 — The incidence of mental health issues amongst 509 British youth was reduced by 25 to 33% over the 24 months following two 90-minute group therapy sessions. Almost one-in-four American 8 to 15 year ... 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

Study Supports Alternative Model for Personality Disorders in Upcoming DSM-5

May 10, 2013 — A new "alternative model" included in the upcoming Fifth Edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders lines up well with the ... read more

Subtle Hallmarks of Psychiatric Illness Can Reveal Themselves Even Remotely

Apr. 9, 2013 — Researchers discovered that healthy people and those with borderline personality disorder displayed different patterns of behavior while playing an online strategy game, so much so that when healthy ... read more

Borderline Personality Disorder: The 'Perfect Storm' of Emotion Dysregulation

Jan. 15, 2013 — Originally, the label “borderline personality disorder” was applied to patients who were thought to represent a middle ground between patients with neurotic and psychotic disorders.  ... read more

Effective Treatment Helps Danes With Personality Disorders

Oct. 23, 2012 — A new study shows that modern psychoanalytic therapy has a good effect on patients with severe personality disorders. The treatment enables a number of patients to start working or start an ... 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

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