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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 ...
Exploring the link between personality disorder and criminality in a community sample
This study sought to identify, among a sample of 224 community residents with DSM-diagnosed personality disorder (PD), those personality and criminal history features associated with a combination of antisocial and borderline ...
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 ...
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 ...
Personality, personality disorder and violence: An introduction
In this chapter, the aim is to set the scene for this book on personality, personality disorder, and violence, by addressing some fundamental questions about detention, punishment and treatment of people with personality ...
Personality, personality disorder and violence: Implications for future research and practice
This volume has brought together researchers from a variety of disciplines within the behavioral sciences in an attempt to address some key issues concerning personality, personality disorder and violence. We have focused ...
Personality, personality disorder and violence: An evidence based approach
Personality, Personality Disorder and Violence takes an evidence-based look at personality traits and types of psychological functioning that may contribute to personality disorder and violence, and the connections that ...
Antecedents for aggression and the function analytic approach to the assessment of aggression and violence in personality disordered patients within secure settings
The aim of this paper is to explore the validity and clinical utility of a function analytic approach to the assessment of aggression and violence in patients with personality disorder. This paper begins with a review of ...
Personality traits, personality disorders and sensational interests in mentally disordered offenders
Purpose. Sensational interests (e.g. an interest in the occult or the methods of violence) in mentally disordered offenders are claimed to signify greater risk of psychopathology, but evidence to support this view is slight. ...
Practice-based outcomes of dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) targeting anger and violence, with male forensic patients: A pragmatic and non-contemporaneous comparison
OBJECTIVE: To examine the effectiveness of an eighteen-month treatment based on dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) targeting anger and violence, on a group of male forensic patients.