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Research confirms emotional dysregulation behind borderline personality disorder

Our results indicate that abnormal functioning of dorsolateral prefrontal and limbic brain regions might underlie disturbed emotion processing in BPD.

Research confirms emotional dysregulation behind borderline personality disorder

Schulze L, et al. Biol Psychiatry. 2016;doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2015.03.027.

Recent findings showed dysfunctional dorsolateral prefrontal and limbic brain regions are a significant feature of borderline personality disorder, consistent with […]

A New Perspective on the Pathophysiology of Borderline Personality Disorder: A Model of the Role of Oxytocin

A New Perspective on the Pathophysiology of Borderline Personality Disorder: A Model of the Role of Oxytocin

Sabine C. Herpertz, , M.D., Katja Bertsch, , Ph.D.

Borderline personality disorder is characterized by three domains of dysfunction: affect dysregulation, behavioral dyscontrol, and interpersonal hypersensitivity. Interpersonal hypersensitivity is associated with a (pre)attentive bias toward negative social information […]

Study Will Evaluate Bipolar Medication in Treating Borderline Personality Disorder

The secondary outcomes are depressive symptoms, deliberate self-harm, social functioning, health-related quality of life, resource use and costs, side effects of treatment, adverse events, and withdrawal of trial medication due to adverse effects.

Study Will Evaluate Bipolar Medication in Treating Borderline Personality Disorder Aug 12, 2015 | Bill Schu

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is challenging […]

Emotionally unstable people have different brain structure

The results support the idea that there is a continuum in our ability to regulate emotions, and if you are at the extreme end of the spectrum, you are likely to have problems with functioning in society and this leads to a psychiatric diagnosis

Emotionally unstable people have different brain structure

We all vary in […]

Are DSM Psychiatric Disorders “Heritable”?

The authors of mainstream psychiatric and psychiatric genetic publications believe that the major psychiatric disorders are “moderately to highly heritable.”

Are DSM Psychiatric Disorders “Heritable”?

By JAY JOSEPH

A key psychiatric genetic concept is heritability. The concept was originally developed as a tool to help predict the results of selective breeding programs of farm animals,1 […]

Neuroscience: The hard science of oxytocin

In patients with a psychiatric condition known as borderline personality disorder, a single dose of oxytocin has been found to hinder trust and cooperation

Neuroscience: The hard science of oxytocin

As researchers work out how oxytocin affects the brain, the hormone is shedding its reputation as a simple cuddle chemical.

Helen Shen

In April 2011, […]