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Neurobiology of aggression and violence.
- L. Siever
- Psychology, BiologyThe American journal of psychiatry
- 1 April 2008
Pharmacological interventions such as mood stabilizers, which dampen limbic irritability, or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), which may enhance "top-down" control, as well as psychosocial interventions to develop alternative coping skills and reinforce reflective delays may be therapeutic.
Prevalence and stability of the DSM-III-R personality disorders in a community-based survey of adolescents.
- D. Bernstein, P. Cohen, C. Vélez, M. Schwab-Stone, L. Siever, L. Shinsato
- PsychologyThe American journal of psychiatry
- 1 August 1993
It is suggested that a substantial minority of adolescents who are not in treatment qualify for DSM-III-R personality disorder diagnoses and that these diagnoses are associated with increased risk of psychological distress and functional impairment.
The neurobiology of aggression and violence
The construct of aggression is introduced, with a focus on issues related to its heterogeneity, as well as the importance of refining the aggression phenotype in order to reduce pathophysiologic variability, and areas of focus are suggested for future directions in the field.
The borderline diagnosis I: psychopathology, comorbidity, and personaltity structure
Cortisol regulation in posttraumatic stress disorder and major depression: A chronobiological analysis
Affective instability and impulsivity in borderline personality and bipolar II disorders: similarities and differences.
Shunned: Discrimination Against People with Mental Illness
- L. Siever
- 1 August 2007
A psychobiological perspective on the personality disorders.
A psychobiological model based on dimensions of cognitive/perceptual organization, impulsivity/aggression, affective instability, and anxiety/inhibition is proposed, which spans the DSM-III-R axis I and axis II disorders.
Characterizing affective instability in borderline personality disorder.
By applying a finer-grained perspective on affective instability than those of previous personality disorder studies, this study points to patterns of affective experience characteristic of patients with borderline personality disorder.