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December 2016 - Vol. 20 Issue 15
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- Personality Disorders - DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria
- Personality Disorders: Review and Clinical Application in Daily Practice
- Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Diagnostic and Clinical Challenges
- Borderline Personality Disorder
- Psychotherapy for Suicidal Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder
- Narcissism and the Use of Personal Pronouns Revisited
- Facing a Rising Tide of Personality Disorders
- Therapeutic Factors in Treatment of Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder
- In The Realm of Personality Disorders
- Long-Term Course of Borderline Personality Disorder
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1. DSM5 - Personality Disorder: Diagnostic Criteria
Personality disorders are associated with ways of thinking and feeling about oneself and others that
significantly and adversely affect how an individual functions in many aspects of life.
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY
2. Personality Disorders: Review and Clinical Application in Daily Practice
Personality disorders have been documented in approximately 9 percent of the general U.S. population. Psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, and brief interventions designed for use by family physicians can improve the health of patients with these disorders.
AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN
3. Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Diagnostic and Clinical Challenges
Narcissistic personality disorder is prevalent, highly comorbid with other disorders, and associated with significant functional impairment and psychosocial disability.
AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION (APA)
4. Borderline Personality Disorder
Some people with BPD also have high rates of co-occurring mental disorders, such as mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and eating disorders, along with substance abuse, self-harm, suicidal thinking and behaviors, and suicide.
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH)
5. Psychotherapy for Suicidal Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder
This article reviews established literature on approaches to the psychotherapy of borderline personality disorder with specific reference to suicide in order to determine if there were common factors across these efforts that would guide future teaching, practice and research.
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6. Narcissism and the Use of Personal Pronouns Revisited
Excessive self-focus is thought to form the core of narcissism, an important psychological phenomenon with broad interpersonal consequences.
AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (APA)
7. Facing a Rising Tide of Personality Disorders
Prevailing wisdom gives the apparent surge in personality disorders a generational genesis — a seeming groundswell of millennials disproportionately beset by narcissistic, histrionic and borderline tendencies.
8. Therapeutic Factors in Treatment of Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder
Some patients require intermittent care during the entire course of their lives, much as patients with chronic serious physical disorders do.
JOURNAL OF PERSONALITY DISORDERS
9. In The Realm of Personality Disorders
Social workers are reluctant to identify personality disorders, because of a common belief that the disorders are untreatable.
THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER
10. Long-Term Course of Borderline Personality Disorder
The currently favored treatment methods showed in a large percentage of patients, a lessening of these self-destructive behaviors after a year or two of treatment.
JOURNAL OF PERSONALITY DISORDERS
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