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Personality disorders and disorders of adult behavior

Section edited by Wei Wang

This section covers a broad range of personality disorders and topics of interest include, but are not limited to, psychological assessment, associations among social roles, personality, and physical and mental health, and cognitive functions.

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  1. Personality disorder (PD) is associated with significant functional impairment and an elevated risk of violent and suicidal behaviour. The prevalence of PD in populations of young offenders is likely to be hig...

    Authors: Mickey Kongerslev, Paul Moran, Sune Bo and Erik Simonsen

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:94

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  2. Infections and immunological processes are likely to be involved in the pathogenesis of Tourette’s syndrome (TS). To determine possible common underlying immunological mechanisms, we focused on innate immunity...

    Authors: Judith Matz, Daniela L Krause, Sandra Dehning, Michael Riedel, Rudolf Gruber, Markus J Schwarz and Norbert Müller

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:29

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  3. Individuals affected by severe Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) are often heavy users of Mental Health Services (MHS). Short-term treatments currently used in BPD therapy are useful to target disruptive b...

    Authors: Federico Amianto, Andrea Ferrero, Andrea Pierò, Elisabetta Cairo, Giuseppe Rocca, Barbara Simonelli, Simona Fassina, Giovanni Abbate-Daga and Secondo Fassino

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:181

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  4. The aims of this study were to assess the prevalence of a comorbid Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis in Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), and its impact on the clinical presentatio...

    Authors: Mario Speranza, Anne Revah-Levy, Samuele Cortese, Bruno Falissard, Alexandra Pham-Scottez and Maurice Corcos

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:158

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