Prescribing of antipsychotics among people with recorded personality disorder in primary care: a retrospective nationwide cohort study using The Health Improvement Network primary care database
- Medicine, PsychologyBMJ Open
Contrary to current UK guidelines, antipsychotics are frequently and increasingly prescribed for extended periods to people with recorded PD, but with no history of SMI.
Comorbid early psychosis and borderline personality disorder: Conceptualizing clinical overlap, etiology, and treatment.
- PsychologyPersonality and mental health
A narrative review of the clinical overlap between BPD and psychosis spectrum symptoms and evidence-based treatments for psychosis and BPD is presented, emphasizing treatments for early presentations of these symptoms and initial research considering treatments for the overlap.
DBT-skills system for cognitively challenged individuals with self-harm: a Swedish pilot study
- Medicine, PsychologyInternational Journal of Developmental Disabilities
A modified version of DBT, DBT-Skills System (DBT-SS), has been developed and shown to be an evidence-based treatment for self-harm and emotion regulation difficulties.
Therapists’ emotional state after sessions in which suicidality is addressed: need for improved management of suicidal tendencies in patients with borderline personality pathology
- PsychologyBMC Psychiatry
Therapists’ emotional states were compared depending on whether suicidality has been addressed in the session (SS) or not (NSS), and therapists were more aroused, excited, afraid, angry and uncertain after SS than after NSS.
Considerations Regarding the Pharmacological Management of Personality Disorders: Commentary on Recent Developments in the Pharmacologic Management of Personality Disorders
Defense Mechanisms and Psychological Characteristics According to Suicide Attempts in Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder
- PsychologyPsychiatry investigation
It is suggested that impulsive psychiatric features and maladaptive defense style may be related to suicidal risk in patients with BPD.
Self-Contempt, the Working Alliance and Outcome in Treatments for Borderline Personality Disorder: An Exploratory Study
- PsychologyPsychotherapy research : journal of the Society for Psychotherapy Research
The results highlight the importance to examine the complex effects of self-contempt in BPD undergoing treatment in a differentiated manner and suggest to clinicians and researchers to be attentive to this specific emotional state, and change therein, in psychotherapy.
The association between neurocognitive functioning and clinical features of borderline personality disorder
- PsychologyRevista brasileira de psiquiatria
The findings demonstrate that the disassociation, impulsivity, and suicidality dimensions are sufficient to represent the clinical manifestations of BPD, that they are related to neurocognitive differences, and that they interact with clinical features.
Treatment selection in borderline personality disorder between dialectical behavior therapy and psychodynamic psychiatric management
- PsychologyPsychological Medicine
Combining information from multiple moderators of differential treatment response may help inform providers and patients as to which treatment is the most likely to lead to long-term symptom relief.
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Advances in neuroscience research have led to a more sophisticated understanding of how psychotherapy may affect brain functioning, and these developments point the way towards a new era of psychotherapy research and practice in which specific modes of psych therapy can be designed to target specific sites of brain functioning.
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Psychotherapy appears to have a beneficial impact on a variety of costs when used in the treatment of the most severe psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder, and borderline personality disorder.
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