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Other personality disorders
Personality disorders are psychiatric conditions described in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed., text rev.) (DSM-IV-TR) (American Psychiatric Association, 2000) and the International ...
Eating disturbance and severe personality disorder: Outcome of specialist treatment for severe personality disorder
Objective: To assess the outcome for patients receiving specialist democratic therapeutic community treatment for personality disorder (PD) when they also have eating disturbance. Method: Prospective, naturalistic study. ...
Introductory comments to the special issue, high risk offenders with personality disorders: Conceptual and scientific bases
In this special issue of Psychology, Crime & Law, we bring together a set of papers by acknowledged experts in the field which summarize important concepts and findings which are essential to the future development of ...
The quest for excitement: A missing link between personality disorder and violence?
Despite its relative neglect by most emotion theorists, excitement has been found to be an important motive for criminal, and particularly violent, offending in young men. Exceptionally, reversal theory (Apter, M.J. (2007b). ...
Assessment implications of "What Works" research for dangerous and severe personality disorder (DSPD) service evaluation
A policy initiative intended to address the risk posed by individuals considered dangerous and severely personality disordered has seen the introduction of specialized services for high-risk offenders in secure settings ...
What is the link between personality disorder and dangerousness? A critique of 'dangerous and severe personality disorder.'
This paper reviews the medicolegal background to the development of the pilot programme for treatment and assessment of dangerous individuals with severe personality disorder. It raises the question: is personality disorder ...
Readiness for treatment in high risk offenders with personality disorders
Low engagement and non-completion of therapeutic interventions are important issues in the treatment and rehabilitation of offenders and mentally disordered offenders. Such factors influence a range of outcomes, including ...