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The field of personality disorder (PD) treatment, research, service investment and overall development is moving through a potentially turbulent action phase with the development of revised diagnostic classifications in ...
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 ...
Defence styles in a sample of forensic patients with personality disorder
Background - Ego defences, often considered central to clinical work, have received surprisingly little attention in the forensic literature. Method - In this exploratory study, 114 male inpatients completed the Defence ...
Personality disorders and violence: What is the link?
Despite a well-documented association between personality disorders (PDs) and violence, the relationship between them is complicated by the high comorbidity of mental disorders, the heterogeneity of violence (particularly ...
The process of stopping recruitment and trial treatment in a trial of a psychological therapy for people with personality disorder following a safety alert
The study team were advised by the independent oversight committees to stop recruitment to the trial and the delivery of the trial therapy due to a difference in the number of reported hospitalisations between the treatment ...
Iatrogenic interventions with personality disordered offenders
Typically, personality disordered offenders have long histories of unsuccessful and iatrogenic interventions. Understanding what has gone wrong and the nature of the harm caused by these interventions is critical to ...
'Things often get worse before they get better': Participants' responses to the cessation of recruitment and trial treatment in a trial of a psychological therapy for people with personality disorder following a safety alert. (A missed opportunity for collaboration?)
The study team were advised by the independent oversight committees to stop trial recruitment and the delivery of trial therapy due to a difference in the number of reported hospitalisations between the treatment and control ...
Angry affect, aggression and personality disorder
Why should anger be a focus of attention in clinical and forensic psychology and psychiatry and in considering the interpersonal problems of people with personality disorder? Anger is, after all, a normal experience and a ...