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The Short Version of the Borderline Symptom List (BSL-23): Development and Initial Data on Psychometric Properties
A short version of the Borderline Symptom List with 23 items (BSL-23) is an efficient and convenient self-rating instrument that displays good psychometric properties comparable to those of the BSL-95. Expand
Effectiveness of inpatient dialectical behavioral therapy for borderline personality disorder: a controlled trial.
The data suggest that three months of inpatient DBT treatment is significantly superior to non-specific outpatient treatment within a relatively short time frame, and improvement was found across a broad range of psychopathological features. Expand
Frontolimbic brain abnormalities in patients with borderline personality disorder a volumetric magnetic resonance imaging study
Volume loss of a single brain structure like the hippocampus is quite an unspecific finding in neuropsychiatry, but the patterns of volume loss of the amygdala, hippocampus, and left orbitofrontal and right anterior cingulate cortex might differentiate borderline personality disorder from other neuropsychiatric conditions. Expand
Pain perception during self-reported distress and calmness in patients with borderline personality disorder and self-mutilating behavior
It is shown that self-mutilating patients with BPD who experience analgesia during self-injury show an increased threshold for pain perception even in the absence of distress, which may reflect a state-independent increased pain threshold which is further elevated during stress. Expand
Borderline personality disorder
Affect Regulation and Pain in Borderline Personality Disorder: A Possible Link to the Understanding of Self-Injury
The results of a functional magnetic resonance imaging study suggest that pain stimuli in BPD are processed differently depending on the arousal status and preliminarily support the idea of a general mechanism of attentional shift underlying the soothing effect of pain in B PD. Expand
Psychometric Properties of the Borderline Symptom List (BSL)
The BSL is sensitive to therapeutically induced change of borderline-typical impairment, and pre-post comparisons after 3 months of dialectical behavioral treatment reveal a significant reduction of the total score and of 5 of the 7 subscales. Expand
Effects of a partly self-administered exercise program before, during, and after allogeneic stem cell transplantation.
This partly supervised exercise intervention is beneficial for patients undergoing allo-HSCT and because of low personnel requirements, it might be valuable to integrate such a program into standard medical care. Expand
Evaluation of inpatient dialectical-behavioral therapy for borderline personality disorder--a prospective study.
A treatment program of inpatient therapy for this patient group according to the guidelines of DBT consists of a three-month inpatient treatment prior to long-term outpatient therapy. Expand
Aversive tension in patients with borderline personality disorder: a computer‐based controlled field study
Objective:  This study was designed to examine the subjective appraisal of aversive tension under conditions of daily life in patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD).