Altered emotional decision-making in prisoners with borderline personality disorder.

@article{Kirkpatrick2007AlteredED,
  title={Altered emotional decision-making in prisoners with borderline personality disorder.},
  author={Tim Kirkpatrick and Eileen K Joyce and John Milton and Conor Duggan and Peter Tyrer and Robert D. Rogers},
  journal={Journal of personality disorders},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={243-61}
}
Previous studies have identified neuropsychological deficits in individuals with antisocial personality disorder and/or psychopathy. Few studies have examined neuropsychological functioning in individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD), and no studies have yet investigated cognitive and emotional function in male prisoners with BPD. In this study, we compared the risky decision-making of 17 participants with a history of serious violent or sexual offenses and a diagnosis of DSM-IV… CONTINUE READING

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