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Social problem solving, personality disorder and violence
Social problem solving is 'the self-directed cognitive-affective-behavioral process by which an individual attempts to identify or discover solutions to specific problems encountered in everyday living'. A problem arises ...
Does social problem solving mediate the relationship between personality traits and personality disorders? An exploratory study with a sample of male prisoners
Background: Social problem solving therapy is one helpful approach to treating people with personality disorders (PD). Consequently, it is worthwhile to develop a greater understanding of the role of social problem solving ...
The role of social problem solving in improving social functioning in therapy for adults with personality disorder
Objectives In a previous study, adults with personality disorder who were treated with psychoeducation and social problem-solving therapy improved in social functioning. The purpose of this paper is to examine in more ...
Development of a self-report measure of social functioning for forensic inpatients
Despite increasing interest in the measurement of social functioning in people with personality disorder, there are currently no social functioning measures specifically for forensic or other inpatients with a diagnosis ...
Alexithymia, empathic concern, goal management, and social problem solving in adult male prisoners
Social problem-solving skills training forms a major part of many offender treatment programmes. In this study, we explored the influences of alexithymia, empathic concern and goal management on social problem-solving ...
'Stop & Think!': Social problem-solving therapy with personality-disordered offenders
Background: In this paper, the authors describe 'Stop & Think!', a social problem-solving intervention implemented with personality-disordered males resident on a dedicated personality disorder unit (PDU) within Arnold ...