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Are perceptions of parenting and interpersonal functioning related in those with personality disorder? Evidence from patients detained in a high secure setting
We explored the widely-held assumption that dysfunctional interpersonal behaviour, a key characteristic of personality disorder, is associated with adverse experiences in childhood in a sample of patients detained in high ...
The treatment of deliberate self-harm in borderline personality disorder using dialectical behaviour therapy: A pilot study in a high security hospital
Deliberate self-harm (DSH) presents a significant health problem, especially as treatments have not been particularly successful in reducing repetition. Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT; Linehan, 1993) is one approach ...
Mentally disordered parricide and stranger killers admitted to high-security care. 1: A descriptive comparison
Parricide is an uncommon crime, so that many of the descriptive studies suffer from methodological shortcomings of small sample sizes and a non-representative ascertainment. We describe a consecutive series of mentally ...
Beauty in the eye of the beholder? How high security hospital psychopathically-disordered patients rate their own interpersonal behaviour
As service user involvement, particularly through 'expert patient' schemes, increases for service development and implementation in the UK, we investigated the concordance between how patients with personality disorder ...
To move or not to move - that is the question! Some reflections on the transfer of DSPD patients in the face of uncertainty
While there are explicit criteria denoting those who are appropriate for admission to the new dangerous with severe personality disorder (DSPD) services in England and Wales, there are no corresponding criteria to identify ...
Are patients deemed 'dangerous and severely personality disordered' different from other personality disordered patients detained in forensic settings?
Background: In 1999, the UK government initiated a programme for the assessment and treatment of individuals deemed to have 'dangerous and severe personality disorder' (DSPD). After over 10 years of specialist service ...