March 10th 2023
How can we effectively identify hoarding disorder, the various treatment options, and the research that informs these interventions?
10 Things to Know About Narcissistic Personality DisorderJuly 9th 2020
Lack of empathy is a commonly known feature of narcissistic personality disorder. Relationships are typically shallow and difficult to maintain. What are some other features of NPD? More in this case presentation.
Mini Quiz: Neurobiology of Borderline Personality DisorderMarch 22nd 2019
What do functional magnetic resonance neuroimaging findings reveal about the neurobiology of borderline personality disorder? Take the quiz and learn more.
Trait Stages of Diagnosis for Borderline Personality DisorderOctober 13th 2017
The authors describe an alternative model for BPD diagnosis that is dimensional in nature and requires fulfillment of 4 of 7 personality traits.
The Neurobiology of Borderline Personality DisorderMarch 31st 2016
There is more to BPD than meets the eye. A complex interaction exists between environmental, anatomical, functional, genetic, and epigenetic factors.
Mentalization-Based Treatment: A Common-Sense Approach to Borderline Personality DisorderMarch 31st 2016
MBT presents a compromise to bridge the valuable history of psychoanalytic ideas to both modern psychiatric research as well as present public health needs and practice.
Comorbid Clinical and Personality Disorders: The Risk of SuicideFebruary 29th 2016
Personality disorders are arguably the most challenging for psychiatrists because they are difficult to diagnose and frequently coexist with psychotic, affective, and anxiety disorders.
Psychobiological Aspects of Antisocial Personality Disorder, Psychopathy, and ViolenceMarch 25th 2015
The key focus is on understanding violent offending (eg, reactive, proactive, firearm violence) tied to antisocial personality disorder and psychopathy using a psychobiological lens.
Psychiatric Conditions Affecting Physicians With Disruptive BehaviorNovember 19th 2014
This study highlights the need to consider a holistic approach when discussing the problem of disruptive behavior in health care settings.
Reforming Mental Health Care: How Ending “Recovered Memory” Treatments Brought Informed Consent to PsychotherapyJune 5th 2014
How the Repressed-Recovered Memory–Multiple Personality Disorder iatrogenic epidemic-surely one of the most tragic chapters in the history of psychiatry, psychology, and psychotherapy-ended, and how psychotherapy patients came to be protected by informed consent.
Treatment Resistance in a Woman With Borderline Personality DisorderMarch 25th 2013
Patients with borderline personality disorder or narcissistic personality disorder (or both) can feel entitled to special treatment and often seek only approving forms of attention from those who treat them.
Adjustment Disorders: Diagnostic and Treatment IssuesMarch 18th 2013
Adjustment disorder is one of the few psychiatric diagnoses for which the etiology, symptoms, and course, rather than symptoms alone, are central to making the diagnosis. Both emotional and behavioral disturbances are present and include low mood, tearfulness, anxiety, self-harm, withdrawal, anger, and irritability.
Comorbidities in Borderline Personality DisorderJanuary 10th 2013
Borderline personality disorder typically coexists with depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. Symptoms of these conditions may lead the clinician to miss the diagnosis of personality disorder entirely. Careful diagnosis of BPD and comorbid disorders is the first step.
Behavioral Dysinhibition: Impulsivity and Borderline Personality DisorderMay 31st 2012
Neural underpinnings and symptom presentation in borderline personality disorder might explain similarities and differences in this symptom domain across the spectrum of personality disorders as well as in other disorders associated with impulsive symptoms.