Browsing articles in "Personality Disorders"


Ketamine for Treatment Resistant Depression with Comorbid Borderline Personality Disorder
May 9, 2023   

Individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD) are likely to suffer from major depressive disorder (MDD) with rates ranging from 71% to 83%. Comorbid presentation of BPD and MDD can result in earlier onset of MDD, more severe depression, greater treatment resistance, and more severe functional impairment. Perhaps most important, patients with comorbid BPD and MDD are twice as likely to be associated with poor response to treatment for depression compared to those without comorbid BPD...
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Borderline Personality Disorder Tied to Longer Time to MDD Remission
February 7, 2023   

A recent meta-analysis suggests that there is a strong correlation between depression severity and a poorer long-term prognosis in major depressive disorder (MDD) patients. However, there is a lack of research comparing the severity of major depressive episodes..
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Telehealth Treatment of Patients With Borderline Personality Disorder Safe and Effective
November 15, 2021   

The first study reporting on the comparative efficacy, acceptability, and safety of in-person and telehealth partial hospital program services for patients with borderline personality disorder was published recently in...
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Two Key Suicide Risk Factors Identified in Borderline Personality
May 24, 2021   

Suicide is a complex major public health concern that has been associated with many psychiatric disorders. Borderline personality disorder includes frequent self-injurious behaviors and suicide attempts. Clearly defining and distinguishing the suicide attempts risk associated with borderline personality disorder in a nationally...
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Borderline Personality Disorder Criteria Prospectively Associated with Suicide Attempt
December 3, 2020   

The risk of suicide is high among patients with borderline personality disorder. Identifying which components of the disorder confer the greatest risk for suicidal behavior may help intervention strategies. The current study examined how individual borderline personality disorder criteria are prospectively associated with suicide attempt over 10 years of follow-up. Participants included..
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2020 NEI Max! Highlight: FBI Profiling of Serial Killers
November 4, 2020   

In this incredible presentation, Dr. Charles Scott fascinated the NEI Forensic Academy audience with a historical and current view of serial killer profiling. Starting with Dr. Brussel’s profiling of the “Mad Bomber” in the 1950’s through investigators’ profiling of the “BTK” killer in the 1970s and beyond...
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News from the 2016 American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting
June 10, 2016   

Here are a few highlights from the poster sessions at the 166th annual American Psychiatric Association meeting.
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