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Affective instability and impulsivity in borderline personality and bipolar II disorders: similarities and differences.
OBJECTIVES many studies have reported a high degree of comorbidity between mood disorders, among which are bipolar disorders, and borderline personality disorder and some studies have suggested thatExpand
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Characterizing affective instability in borderline personality disorder.
OBJECTIVE This study sought to understand affective instability among patients with borderline personality disorder by examining the degree of instability in six affective domains. The authors alsoExpand
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A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study of Deliberate Emotion Regulation in Resilience and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
BACKGROUND Sexual violence is an important public health problem in the United States, with 13% to 26% of women reporting a history of sexual assault. While unfortunately common, there is substantialExpand
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Laboratory Induced Aggression: A Positron Emission Tomography Study of Aggressive Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder
BACKGROUND Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is often associated with symptoms of impulsive aggression, which poses a threat to patients themselves and to others. Preclinical studies show thatExpand
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Potentiated Amygdala Response to Repeated Emotional Pictures in Borderline Personality Disorder
BACKGROUND Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is characterized by an inability to regulate emotional responses. The amygdala is important in learning about the valence (goodness and badness) ofExpand
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Empathy and alexithymia in borderline personality disorder: clinical and laboratory measures.
The authors aimed to understand the role of alexithymia in borderline personality disorder (BPD). A total of 79 BPD patients, 76 healthy controls, and 39 patients with avoidant personality disorderExpand
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Fronto-limbic dysfunction in response to facial emotion in borderline personality disorder: An event-related fMRI study
Clinical hallmarks of borderline personality disorder (BPD) include social and emotional dysregulation. We tested a model of fronto-limbic dysfunction in facial emotion processing in BPD. Groups ofExpand
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Borderline personality disorder
Recent research findings have contributed to an improved understanding and treatment of borderline personality disorder. This disorder is characterised by severe functional impairments, a high riskExpand
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Evaluation of behavioral impulsivity and aggression tasks as endophenotypes for borderline personality disorder.
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is marked by aggression and impulsive, often self-destructive behavior. Despite the severe risks associated with BPD, relatively little is known about theExpand
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Reduced Anterior and Posterior Cingulate Gray Matter in Borderline Personality Disorder
BACKGROUND Structural abnormalities in prefrontal and cingulate gyrus regions-important in affective processing, impulse control and cognition may contribute to the psychopathology of borderlineExpand
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