Impulsivity, Rejection Sensitivity, and Reactions to Stressors in Borderline Personality Disorder

  title={Impulsivity, Rejection Sensitivity, and Reactions to Stressors in Borderline Personality Disorder},
  author={Kathy R. Berenson and Wesley Ellen Gregory and Erin Glaser and Aliza Romirowsky and Eshkol Rafaeli and Xiao Yang and Geraldine Downey},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
This research investigated baseline impulsivity, rejection sensitivity, and reactions to stressors in individuals with borderline personality disorder compared to healthy individuals and those with avoidant personality disorder . The borderline group showed greater impulsivity than the avoidant and healthy groups both in a delay-discounting task with real monetary rewards and in self-reported reactions to stressors; moreover, these findings could not be explained by co-occurring substance use… CONTINUE READING
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