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The parental bonding instrument
The view that those with obsessive compulsive disorder or obsessional personality have been exposed to overcontrolling and overcritical parenting is examined. Two measures of obsessionality (theExpand
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The Parental Bonding Instrument: psychometric properties reviewed.
  • G. Parker
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychiatric developments
  • 1989
The Parental Bonding Instrument (PBI) was designed as a refined self-report measure of fundamental parental dimensions of care and protection. The utility of such a self-report measure is dependentExpand
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Depression in the planet's largest ethnic group: the Chinese.
OBJECTIVE The authors reviewed the evidence for the claim that the Chinese tend to deny depression or express it somatically, examined the possible determinants of those characteristics, and exploredExpand
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Omega-3 fatty acids and mood disorders.
OBJECTIVE This article is an overview of epidemiological and treatment studies suggesting that deficits in dietary-based omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids may make an etiological contribution toExpand
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The development of a refined measure of dysfunctional parenting and assessment of its relevance in patients with affective disorders.
BACKGROUND The Parental Bonding Instrument (PBI) measures fundamental parenting dimensions (care and over-protection), but does not directly assess abusive parenting. METHODS We describe theExpand
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Measuring a behaviorally inhibited temperament style: Development and initial validation of new self-report measures
An inhibited temperament early in life has been implicated as a risk factor for the later development of clinically meaningful anxiety and possibly depression. Most empirical investigations studyExpand
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Implications of childhood trauma for depressed women: an analysis of pathways from childhood sexual abuse to deliberate self-harm and revictimization.
OBJECTIVE Data from depressed women with and without a history of childhood sexual abuse were used to characterize clinical features that distinguished the two groups and to examine relationships ofExpand
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The International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) task force report on antidepressant use in bipolar disorders.
OBJECTIVE The risk-benefit profile of antidepressant medications in bipolar disorder is controversial. When conclusive evidence is lacking, expert consensus can guide treatment decisions. TheExpand
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Measuring disordered personality functioning: to love and to work reprised
Objective:  Current limitations to diagnosing and measuring the personality disorders encouraged a set of studies seeking to provide an alternate approach to modeling and measuring disorderedExpand
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Classifying depression: should paradigms lost be regained?
  • G. Parker
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • 1 August 2000
OBJECTIVE Classification of the depressive disorders has long been controversial. The dominant current model is unitarian, with disorders largely distinguished on the basis of severity. Both theExpand
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