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The Self-Harm Inventory (SHI): development of a scale for identifying self-destructive behaviors and borderline personality disorder.
Intentional self-harm behavior is an important clinical phenomenon that appears highly related to borderline personality disorder (BPD). Self-harm behavior in the context of borderline personalityExpand
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The Prevalence of Personality Disorders Among Those with Eating Disorders
The genuine prevalence of personality disorders among those with eating disorders is unknown. However, in this paper, we summarize the existing data, with careful acknowledgment of our approach toExpand
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Personality disorders: a nation-based perspective on prevalence.
To date, five major studies have examined the prevalence and type of personality disorders in community samples in the United States. According to the majority of studies, the overall prevalence ofExpand
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Gender patterns in borderline personality disorder.
Gender differences in patients with borderline personality disorder are potentially relevant because they may guide clinicians in assessment and treatment. To date, a number of clinical features inExpand
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Addressing sexuality issues is an inherent part of being a professional psychologist. A survey of training directors revealed that, although about one half of the doctoral programs covered at leastExpand
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The Prevalence of Childhood Trauma Among Those Seeking Buprenorphine Treatment
ABSTRACT In this study, the authors examined the prevalence of five types of childhood trauma among a sample of adult patients who were addicted to opioids and seeking treatment with buprenorphine.Expand
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Tramadol: seizures, serotonin syndrome, and coadministered antidepressants.
This ongoing column is dedicated to the challenging clinical interface between psychiatry and primary care-two fields that are inexorably linked.Tramadol (Ultram(®)) is a commonly prescribedExpand
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Self-Harm Behaviors Among Those with Eating Disorders: An Overview
Large epidemiological studies on the prevalence of self-harm behavior among those with eating disorders are not currently available. Using the Medline and PsycINFO databases, the authors collectivelyExpand
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Getting a Knack for NAC: N-Acetyl-Cysteine.
N-acetyl-cysteine, N-acetylcysteine, N-acetyl cysteine, and N-acetyl-L-cysteine are all designations for the same compound, which is abbreviated as NAC. NAC is a precursor to the amino acid cysteine,Expand
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Antidepressant adherence: are patients taking their medications?
Depression is a relatively common clinical disorder and can be difficult to effectively treat according to findings from the Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression study. Given thisExpand
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