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Neurobiology of aggression and violence.
  • L. Siever
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • 1 April 2008
Acts of violence account for an estimated 1.43 million deaths worldwide annually. While violence can occur in many contexts, individual acts of aggression account for the majority of instances. InExpand
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The borderline diagnosis I: psychopathology, comorbidity, and personaltity structure
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a complex and serious mental disorder associated with severe functional impairment, substantial treatment utilization, and a high rate of mortality byExpand
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Prevalence and stability of the DSM-III-R personality disorders in a community-based survey of adolescents.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence, concurrent validity, and stability of DSM-III-R personality disorders in a large community-based sample of adolescents. METHOD AExpand
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The neurobiology of aggression and violence
Aggression and violence represent a significant public health concern and a clinical challenge for the mental healthcare provider. A great deal has been revealed regarding the neurobiology ofExpand
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Cortisol regulation in posttraumatic stress disorder and major depression: A chronobiological analysis
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the pattern of basal cortisol release in PTSD and major depression using a chronobiological analysis. Plasma for cortisol determination was obtained fromExpand
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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 psychobiological perspective on the personality disorders.
  • L. Siever, K. Davis
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • 1 December 1991
A preliminary but growing body of evidence supports the existence of genetic and biological substrates of personality, suggesting the utility of a psychobiological perspective on the personalityExpand
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The pathophysiology of schizophrenia disorders: perspectives from the spectrum.
  • L. Siever, K. Davis
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • 1 March 2004
OBJECTIVE This overview focuses on neurobiological abnormalities found in subjects with schizotypal personality disorder, the prototype of the schizophrenia spectrum disorders, and chronicExpand
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