Borderline personality features and implicit shame-prone self-concept in middle childhood and early adolescence.

@article{Hawes2013BorderlinePF,
  title={Borderline personality features and implicit shame-prone self-concept in middle childhood and early adolescence.},
  author={David J Hawes and Rebekah Helyer and Eugene C Herlianto and Jonah Willing},
  journal={Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53},
  year={2013},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={302-8}
}
This study tested if children and adolescents with high levels of borderline personality features (BPF) exhibit the same shame-prone self-concept previously found to characterize adults with borderline personality disorder (Rüsch et al., 2007 ). Self-concept was indexed using the Implicit Association Test, in a community sample of children/adolescents aged 10 to 14 years (48% female; M age = 12.04 years). Common domains of child and adolescent psychopathology and core components of BPF were… CONTINUE READING