Donald Bradford Reich

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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 has two purposes. The first purpose is to describe the severity of sexual abuse reported by a well-defined sample of borderline inpatients. The second purpose is to determine the relationship between the severity of reported childhood sexual abuse, other forms of childhood abuse, and childhood neglect and the severity of borderline symptoms and(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the role of biparental abuse and neglect in the development of borderline personality disorder (BPD). A semistructured research interview was used to blindly assess the childhood experiences of biparental abuse and neglect reported by 358 borderline inpatients and 109 axis II controls. Eighty-four percent of(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)
The McLean Study of Adult Development (MSAD) began 12 years ago. It is the first NIMH-funded prospective study of the course and outcome of borderline personality disorder (BPD). After careful analysis of the first six years of follow-up, 5 main findings concerning the symptomatic and psychosocial course of BPD have emerged from this study. The first(More)
OBJECTIVE The purposes of this study were to determine time to attainment of recovery from borderline personality disorder and to assess the stability of recovery. METHOD A total of 290 inpatients who met both DSM-III-R and Revised Diagnostic Interview for Borderlines criteria for borderline personality disorder were assessed during their index admission(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 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)
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 compare the axis II comorbidity of 202 patients whose borderline personality disorder (BPD) remitted over 6 years of prospective follow-up to that of 88 whose BPD never remitted. METHOD The axis II comorbidity of 290 patients meeting both DIB-R and DSM-III-R criteria for BPD was assessed at baseline using a(More)