Here's what's new in personality disorders: DBT treatment, DSM-5 criteria, borderline personality disorder, narcissistic personalities, and mentalization-based treatments.
Introduction: An Essential Part of the Mental Health Evaluation
An exploration topics that are relevant to most clinicians who work with patients with personality disorders, by Kenneth R. Silk, MD.
New Insights Into Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Despite its survival and final inclusion in DSM-5, narcissistic personality disorder remains a controversial diagnosis. Here: perspectives on diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.
Comorbid Clinical and Personality Disorders: The Risk of Suicide
Personality disorders are arguably the most challenging for psychiatrists because they are difficult to diagnose and frequently coexist with psychotic, affective, and anxiety disorders.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training Is Effective Intervention
The latest research on DBT for treating psychiatric disorders, such as ADHD, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and depression.
The Neurobiology of Borderline Personality Disorder
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 Disorder
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.