Louise K McCutcheon

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BACKGROUND No accepted intervention exists for borderline personality disorder presenting in adolescence. AIMS To compare the effectiveness of up to 24 sessions of cognitive analytic therapy (CAT) or manualised good clinical care (GCC) in addition to a comprehensive service model of care. METHOD In a randomised controlled trial, CAT and GCC were(More)
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) emerges during adolescence and young adulthood and has profound effects throughout this vulnerable developmental phase and beyond. Hitherto, clinical interventions for BPD have focused on individuals with established and/or chronic forms of the disorder. However, over the past 15 years, a body of evidence has developed(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to compare the effectiveness of specialized team-based early intervention for borderline personality disorder (BPD) with treatment as usual. METHOD In a quasi-experimental design, 32 outpatients who received historical treatment as usual (H-TAU) were compared with 78 participants from a recently published(More)
Some concept of self has been used by many, although not all, researchers and clinicians as an 'organising construct' for borderline personality disorder (BPD). There is considerable variation in this usage and how clearly researchers have defined the self. Given this diversity, and that 'self' is often used interchangeably with parallel concepts (e.g.,(More)
In 1981, Niikawa et al. and Kuroki et al. independently described patients with a new syndrome consisting of mental retardation, postnatal growth deficiency and unusual facial features such as long palpebral fissures with eversion of the lateral one-third of the lower eyelids, arched and laterally sparse eyebrows and large prominent ears among other(More)
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