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Preliminary studies of the ICD-11 classification of personality disorder in practice
OBJECTIVE: This study aims to compare ICD-10 and putative ICD-11 classifications of personality disorder in different clinical populations.DESIGN: Prospective recording of ICD-10 and ICD-11 personality disorder classifications ...
Why are programmes for offenders with personality disorder not informed by the relevant scientific findings?
This paper examines the evidence to justify intervening in those with personality disorder, specifically antisocial personality disorder ( ASPD) as defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders ( ...
Treating personality disorder in community mental health teams: Commentary on... Use of psychotropic medication among psychiatric out-patients with personality disorder
Although personality disorders are prevalent conditions and the cause of considerable morbidity, their management remains controversial. The rationale for using psychotropic medication in these conditions is poorly articulated ...
'Men talking' about dysfunctional masculinity: An innovative approach to working with aggressive, personality disordered offender-patients
Traditional concepts of masculinity may have important links with aggressive and criminal behaviour. Furthermore when such concepts form part of men's core beliefs about themselves, they appear to be highly dysfunctional ...
A focus group study exploring student nurse's experiences of an educational intervention focused on working with people with a diagnosis of personality disorder
WHAT IS KNOWN ON THE SUBJECT?: Research has consistently shown that poor attitudes exist in mental health care towards people with a diagnosis of personality disorder and that nurses can find working with this group of ...
The assessment of dangerous and severe personality disorder: Service use, cost, and consequences
The dangerous severe personality disorder (DSPD) programme in England provides high security services for offenders with a personality disorder who have a high risk of re-offending. The cost and economic value of the ...