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Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS) for outpatients with borderline personality disorder: a randomized controlled trial and 1-year follow-up.
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STEPPS, an adjunctive group treatment, can deliver clinically meaningful improvements in borderline personality disorder-related symptoms and behaviors, enhance global functioning, and relieve depression. Expand
Reliability and validity of the Borderline Evaluation of Severity Over Time (BEST): a self-rated scale to measure severity and change in persons with borderline personality disorder.
TLDR
The Borderline Evaluation of Severity Over Time (BEST) was developed to rate the thoughts, emotions, and behaviors typical of BPD and concludes that the new scale is both reliable and valid in measuring severity and change in persons with BPD. Expand
Marital status, childhood maltreatment, and family dysfunction: a controlled study of pathological gambling.
TLDR
People with pathological gambling are more likely than controls to have been divorced, to live alone, and to report having experienced childhood maltreatment than controls, and they also report greater family dysfunction. Expand
Relationship of sex to symptom severity, psychiatric comorbidity, and health care utilization in 163 subjects with borderline personality disorder.
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Men and women with BPD show important differences in their pattern of psychiatric comorbidity, dimensional symptom ratings, and in quality of life variables. Expand
Attitudes Toward Borderline Personality Disorder: A Survey of 706 Mental Health Clinicians
TLDR
Overall, caring attitudes, empathy, and treatment optimism were all higher among care providers who had cared for a greater number of BPD patients in the past 12 months, and hold important implications for clinician education and coordination of care for patients with BPD. Expand
Neuropsychological performance, impulsivity, ADHD symptoms, and novelty seeking in compulsive buying disorder
TLDR
In conclusion, compulsive buyers have greater lifetime psychiatric comorbidity than controls, and higher levels of self-rated depression, ADHD symptoms, trait impulsivity, and novelty seeking. Expand
Relative contributions of gender and traumatic life experience to the prediction of mental disorders in a sample of incarcerated offenders.
TLDR
Trauma-informed programming, regardless of gender, is important for incarcerated offenders, and to the extent that trauma is also criminogenic, these data suggest that women and men share the risk. Expand
STEPPS: Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving in Women Offenders with Borderline Personality Disorder in Prison—A Pilot Study
TLDR
This study demonstrated the successful implementation of the STEPPS program in a women's prison, achieving “real-world” benefits, including a reduction in the negative thoughts and behaviors associated with BPD, negative affectivity, and depression. Expand
Pathological gambling: relationship to obesity, self-reported chronic medical conditions, poor lifestyle choices, and impaired quality of life.
TLDR
PG is associated with obesity, chronic medical conditions, poor lifestyle choices, worse quality of life, and the use of costly forms of medical care. Expand
Predictors of response to Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS) for borderline personality disorder: an exploratory study
TLDR
A large number of predictors of treatment outcome or early discontinuation have been identified in persons with borderline personality disorder (BPD), but these are still poorly understood. Expand
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