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Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder as a potentially aggravating factor in borderline personality disorder
Women seeking treatment for borderline personality disorder were assessed for childhood and adult ADHD, co-occurring Axis I and Axis II disorders, severity of borderline symptomatology and traumatic childhood experiences. Expand
Motives for Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Among Women With Borderline Personality Disorder
Therapists should anticipate a multidimensional functional spectrum when exploring motives of NSSI and investigate the variety of emotions preceding NSSi and possible effects of N SSI on these emotions. Expand
Ecological momentary assessment of mood disorders and mood dysregulation.
It is demonstrated that EMA can address specific research questions better than laboratory or questionnaire studies, and before clinicians and researchers can fully realize these benefits, sets of standardized e-diary questionnaires and time sampling protocols must be developed that are reliable, valid, and sensitive to change. Expand
State affective instability in borderline personality disorder assessed by ambulatory monitoring
A group-specific pattern of instability in the BPD group characterized by sudden large decreases from positive mood states was identified, suggesting that BPD patients, on average, take less time to fluctuate from a very positive mood state to a negative mood state. Expand
Psychophysiological ambulatory assessment of affective dysregulation in borderline personality disorder
The findings during naturalistic ambulatory assessment support emotional dysregulation in BPD as defined by the biosocial theory of Linehan, M.M., 1993 and suggest the potential utility for evaluating treatment outcome. Expand
Ambulatory assessment.
The most pressing and compelling future AA applications: technological developments (the smartphone), improved ecological validity of laboratory results by combined lab-field studies, and investigating gene-environment interactions are discussed. Expand
Affective dysregulation and dissociative experience in female patients with borderline personality disorder: a startle response study.
The data support affective dysregulation in BPD as well as the corticolimbic disconnection model of dissociation, at least for EMG, and highlights the importance of assessing present-state dissociation in basic research aswell as psychotherapy. Expand
Using experience sampling methods/ecological momentary assessment (ESM/EMA) in clinical assessment and clinical research: introduction to the special section.
The conceptual basis for experience sampling methods and ecological momentary assessment in clinical assessment are reviewed and several advantageous features of ESM/EMA are highlighted as applied to psychological assessment and clinical research. Expand
Dissociative symptoms are positively related to stress in borderline personality disorder
Objective:  According to DSM‐IV criteria, dissociative symptoms in borderline personality disorder (BPD) occur in response to stress. Empirical evidence is, however, lacking.
Distress and Affective Dysregulation in Patients With Borderline Personality Disorder: A Psychophysiological Ambulatory Monitoring Study
The empirical findings emphasize training in labeling emotions and distress tolerance interventions in treatment for BPD, and specifically to the BPD group who experienced conflicting emotions more frequently. Expand