Sebastian Simonsen

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BACKGROUND Major depressive disorder afflicts an estimated 17% of individuals during their lifetime at tremendous suffering and cost. Cognitive therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy are treatment options, but their effects have only been limitedly compared in systematic reviews. METHOD Using Cochrane systematic review methodology we compared the(More)
The psychometric properties of the Danish version of the Dimensional Assessment of Personality Pathology-Basic questionnaire (DAPP-BQ) were assessed in both a clinical (N = 76) and a nonclinical sample (N = 168). Internal consistencies of all scales were adequate in both samples. The four factors labeled Emotional Dysregulation (ED), Dissocial behavior(More)
Evolution of cold dry snow and firn plays important roles in glaciology; however, the physical formulation of a densification law is still an active research topic. We forced eight firn-densification models and one seasonal-snow model in six different experiments by imposing step changes in temperature and accumulation-rate boundary conditions; all of the(More)
In this commentary on the 6 articles comprising this In Session issue on metacognition and mentalizing in the psychotherapeutic treatment of severe mental disorders, we strive to contextualize and bring together salient issues reflected in these articles. In the foreground of our discussion is the point that the commonalities of these and related social(More)
BACKGROUND The personality disorder categories in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV have been extensively criticized, and there is a growing consensus that personality pathology should be represented dimensionally rather than categorically. The aim of this pilot study was to test the Clinical Assessment of the Level of Personality(More)
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