An experimental pilot study of response to invalidation in young women with features of borderline personality disorder.

@article{Woodberry2008AnEP,
  title={An experimental pilot study of response to invalidation in young women with features of borderline personality disorder.},
  author={Kristen A. Woodberry and Kaitlin P Gallo and Matthew K. Nock},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2008},
  volume={157 1-3},
  pages={169-80}
}
One of the leading biosocial theories of borderline personality disorder (BPD) suggests that individuals with BPD have biologically based abnormalities in emotion regulation contributing to more intense and rapid responses to emotional stimuli, in particular, invalidation [Linehan, M.M., 1993. Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder. Guilford, New York.]. This study used a 2 by 2 experimental design to test whether young women with features of BPD actually show… CONTINUE READING