Donald Bradford Reich

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of axis I disorders among patients with borderline personality disorder over 6 years of prospective follow-up. METHOD A semistructured interview of demonstrated reliability was used to assess presence or absence of comorbid axis I disorders in 290 patients who met Revised Diagnostic(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the most clinically relevant baseline predictors of time to remission for patients with borderline personality disorder. METHOD A total of 290 inpatients meeting criteria for both the Revised Diagnostic Interview for Borderlines and DSM-III-R for borderline personality disorder were assessed during(More)
This study examined whether patients with borderline personality disorder and controls with other personality disorders remember their childhoods differently with respect to separation difficulties, evocative memory, temperamental factors such as frustration tolerance and mood reactivity, and onset of symptoms. Two hundred and ninety patients with(More)
BACKGROUND It is clinically important to understand the factors that increase the likelihood of the frequent and recurrent suicide attempts seen in those with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Although several studies have examined this subject in a cross-sectional manner, the aim of this study was to determine the most clinically relevant baseline and(More)
OBJECTIVE The first objective is to detail the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) over a decade of follow-up for those in both study groups. The second is to determine time-to-remission, recurrence, and new onset of PTSD, and the third is to assess the relationship between sexual adversity and the likelihood of remission and recurrence of(More)
OBJECTIVE The purposes of this study were to determine time to attainment of symptom remission and to recovery lasting 2, 4, 6, or 8 years among patients with borderline personality disorder and comparison subjects with other personality disorders and to determine the stability of these outcomes. METHOD A total of 290 inpatients with borderline(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to characterize the course of 24 symptoms of borderline personality disorder in terms of time to remission. METHOD The borderline psychopathology of 362 patients with personality disorders, all recruited during inpatient stays, was assessed using two semistructured interviews of proven reliability. Of these, 290(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the 10-year course of the psychosocial functioning of patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD). METHOD The social and vocational functioning of 290 inpatients meeting both the Revised Diagnostic Interview for Borderlines (DIB-R) and DSM-III-R criteria for BPD and 72 axis II comparison(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the familial coaggregation of borderline personality disorder (BPD) with a full array of axis I disorders and four axis II disorders (antisocial personality disorder, histrionic personality disorder, narcissistic personality disorder, and sadistic personality disorder) in the first-degree relatives of borderline(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this paper was to determine the frequency and methods of two forms of physically self-destructive acts (i.e. self-mutilation and suicide attempts) reported by borderline patients and axis II comparison subjects over 10 years of prospective follow-up. METHOD Two hundred and ninety borderline patients and 72 axis II comparison(More)