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Pharmacological interventions for schizotypal personality disorder
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To evaluate the effects of pharmacological interventions for people with Schizotypal Personality Disorder (SzPD).;
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 ...
Diagnosis and classification of personality disorder: Difficulties, their resolution and implications for practice
There are many difficulties associated with the diagnostic guidelines for personality disorder in the current international classificatory systems such as ICD-10 and DSM-IV. These lead not only to significant overlap with ...
Personality disorder traits and self-reported target problems in a treatment-seeking sample
Background: Assessments of personality disorder (PD) by clinicians or researchers are not always congruent with the problems that clients view as most salient. This can result in disagreement over areas for change, leading ...
Psychoeducation and Problem Solving (PEPS) therapy for adults with personality disorder: A pragmatic randomized-controlled trial
We compared psychoeducation and problem solving (PEPS) therapy against usual treatment in a multisite randomized-controlled trial. The primary outcome was social functioning. We aimed to recruit 444 community-dwelling ...
Psychopathy and personality. An investigation of the relationship between the NEO-Five Factor Inventory (NEO-FFI) and the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R) in a hospitalized sample of male offenders with personality disorder
Background: The concept of psychopathy, as measured by the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R), has good reliability and validity and there is a small amount of literature relating it to more general personality traits. ...
A preliminary investigation of services for people with personality disorder in the East Midlands region of England
Aim This paper presents a preliminary investigation of dedicated and specialist personality disorder services in three counties within the East Midlands in England (Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire). We examined ...
A comparison of treatment completers and non-completers of an in-patient treatment programme for male personality-disordered offenders
Background. In the treatment of offenders with personality disorders, one matter that requires attention is the rate of treatment non-completion. This is important as it has cost-efficiency and negative outcome implications. ...
The assessment and meaning of the legal classification of offenders in a Special Hospital using observer ratings of interpersonal style
Disturbed interpersonal functioning is believed to be a cornerstone of personality disorder. We sought to determine differences in interpersonal functioning between patients detained under the Mental Health Act classifications ...