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A voxel-based morphometric MRI study in men with borderline personality disorder: preliminary findings
ObjectiveThere is increasing evidence for subtle changes in brain morphology and function in patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Structural brain imaging studies show lower volume in frontal, temporal and ...
Clozapine versus typical neuroleptic medication for schizophrenia
Background: Long-term drug treatment of schizophrenia with typical antipsychotics has limitations: 25 to 33% of patients have illnesses that are treatment-resistant. Clozapine is an antipsychotic drug, which is claimed to ...
Evaluating a cognitive analytic therapy service; practice-based outcomes and comparisons with person-centred and cognitive-behavioural therapies
Objectives: Evaluations of the clinical effectiveness of cognitive analytic therapy (CAT) are scarce and therefore represent an urgent service and research need. This paper sought to evaluate a CAT service by profiling CAT ...
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 ...
Reasons for substance use in dual diagnosis bipolar disorder and substance use disorders: A qualitative study
Background: Few systematic studies have examined the reasons why patients with bipolar disorder and substance use disorders misuse alcohol and drugs of abuse. Such reasons may depend heavily on context so qualitative ...
Adult attachment in bipolar 1 disorder
OBJECTIVES: To determine how security of adult attachment style is related to the mania, major depression and euthymic mood states in bipolar 1 (BP1) disorder.
SESAMI* study of employment support for people with severe mental health problems: 12-month outcomes
In the context of UK policy to promote employment for people with disability as a means to greater social inclusion, this study investigated how people with severe mental health problems fare in existing supported employment ...
The 'functional link' between personality disorder and violence: A critical appraisal
The development in the last decade of a program in England and Wales to provide services for those who were deemed to be dangerous because of their severe personality disorder (DSPD) marked a major departure from much of ...
The neurobiology of affective dyscontrol: Implications for understanding 'dangerous and severe personality disorder' [References]
The purpose of this chapter is to explore links between personality disorder (PD), emotional self-regulation and violence. From the perspective of general systems theory, personality and its disorders can be expressed at ...