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Categories: Borderline Personality Disorder
Published Neural signature for borderline personality disorder identified (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A new study of a brain region called the rostro-medial prefrontal could potentially advance diagnosis and therapies for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).
Published Moms' problems linked to adolescent attachment issues (via sciencedaily.com)
Psychology research finds that moms with personality disorder symptoms impact their adolescent children who subsequently show a higher likelihood of insecure attachment which can impact their socio-emotional development and mental health.
Published Childhood cognitive problems could lead to mental health issues in later life (via sciencedaily.com)
Children experiencing cognitive problems such as low attention, poor memory or lack of inhibition may later suffer mental health issues as teenagers and young adults, a new study reveals.
Published Borderline personality disorder: Don't ignore it (via sciencedaily.com)
Borderline Personality Disorder is treatable. New research is the first to show that adolescent borderline pathology follows a similar downward course after discharge from inpatient treatment previously demonstrated for adults.
Published Infant sleep problems can signal mental disorders in adolescents (via sciencedaily.com)
Specific sleep problems among babies and very young children can be linked to mental disorders in adolescents, a new study has found.
Published Personality traits of patients with social anxiety disorder (via sciencedaily.com)
Individuals with social anxiety disorder have markedly different personality traits than others. Emotional instability and introversion are hallmarks, according to a new study.
Published Many psychiatric disorders have heightened impulsivity (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
The study analyzed data from studies across eight different psychiatric disorders, including major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia, eating disorders, and others. The largest delay discounting effects were found to be associated with bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, and schizophrenia.
Published Genetic study of impulsiveness reveals associations with psychiatric disorders (via sciencedaily.com)
Impulsiveness and substance use share a genetic basis, according to genome-wide association studies. With more than 20,000 participants, the research represents the largest genetic analysis of impulsive personality traits to date.
Published Diagnosing and treating personality disorders needs a dynamic approach (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
New research suggests that lumping those with personality disorders into a package of traits should be left behind for more dynamic analysis instead.
Published Similar changes in the brains of patients with ADHD and emotional instability (via sciencedaily.com)
In both ADHD and emotional instability disorders (e.g. borderline and antisocial personality disorder as well as conduct disorder in children), the brain exhibits similar changes in overlapping areas, meaning that the two types of conditions should be seen as related and attention should be paid to both during diagnosis.
Published Symptoms worsen around menses for people with borderline personality disorder (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Symptoms associated with borderline personality disorder -- a severe and chronic mood disorder characterized by an inability to manage strong emotions -- tend to worsen just before and during menses.
Published Brain stimulation reduces suicidal thinking in people with hard-to-treat depression (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A specific kind of brain stimulation is effective in reducing suicidal thinking in a significant portion of people with hard-to-treat depression, according to a new study. Forty per cent of people in the study reported that they no longer experienced suicidal thoughts after receiving bilateral repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Published Do western societies promote narcissism? (via sciencedaily.com)
Researchers have been able to show that people who grew up in the former western states of Germany have higher levels of narcissism than those whose socialization took place in the former eastern states. According to a new study, the reunification of Germany ushered in a gradual re-balancing of the distribution of these traits among the younger generation.
Published First secondhand smoke, now secondhand harm from drinking (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
University life often includes alcohol use, which can sometimes cause harm. Yet harm can also extend beyond the drinker, such as “secondhand harm” that is caused by intoxicated people: accidents or violence, interrupted sleep or property destruction, problems with relationships, or financial problems. Prior research suggests that more than 70% of college undergraduates have experienced harm from other students’ drinking. This study examined the prevalence and types of secondhand harm among Canadian undergraduates, and whether certain personality risks for alcohol use disorder can predict secondhand-harm exposure.
Published Brain study shows impulsivity may weigh down some individuals (via sciencedaily.com)
Researchers have found a link between having an impulsive personality and a high body mass index (BMI).
Published Borderline personality disorder: As scientific understanding increases, improved clinical management needed (via sciencedaily.com)
Even as researchers gain new insights into the neurobiology of borderline personality disorder (BPD), there's a pressing need to improve diagnosis and management of this devastating psychiatric condition, experts say.
Published Self-understanding helps criminal substance abusers (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Researchers have developed the treatment program called Impulsive Lifestyle Counselling, which helps substance abusers who also suffer from impulsive and criminal behavior.
Published Neuroticism predicts anxiety, depression disorders (via sciencedaily.com)
For the first time, research has found that young people who are high on the personality trait of neuroticism are highly likely to develop both anxiety and depression disorders.
Published Emotion dysregulation in borderline personality disorder: A problem of too much drive and too little control? (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a diagnostic label applied to people who have problems regulating emotional mood swings. This emotional instability leaves such individuals vulnerable to emotional upheaval that puts them at risk for problem behaviors, including self-destructive acts and impulsive aggression. A new study provides a quantitative summary of the brain abnormalities that may be underlying the emotional upheaval patients with BPD experience daily.
Published Treatment associated with changes in brain activity in borderline personality disorder (via sciencedaily.com)
According to newly published research, a specialized psychotherapy has been linked to changes in activation patterns in certain areas of the brain in patients with borderline personality disorder, suggesting its impact may go deeper than symptom change.