Social cognition in borderline personality disorder: evidence for dichotomous thinking but no evidence for less complex attributions.

@article{Arntz2012SocialCI,
  title={Social cognition in borderline personality disorder: evidence for dichotomous thinking but no evidence for less complex attributions.},
  author={Arnoud Arntz and Jos{\'e} ten Haaf},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={2012},
  volume={50 11},
  pages={707-18}
}
This experiment investigated social cognition in borderline personality disorder (BPD). We tested whether BPD-patients' evaluations of others were characterized by splitting, dichotomous thinking, or negativity; and whether they showed less complex understanding of others. Participants discussed a problem with three alleged mental health worker trainees… CONTINUE READING