Preliminary study of relationships between hypnotic susceptibility and personality disorder functioning styles in healthy volunteers and personality disorder patients
- Collaborative Care for patients with severe borderline and NOS personality disorders: A comparative multiple case study on processes and outcomes. Stringer, Barbara; van Meijel, Berno; Koekkoek, Bauke; Kerkhof, Ad; Beekman, Aartjan // BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p102
Background: Structured psychotherapy is recommended as the preferred treatment of personality disorders. A substantial group of patients, however, has no access to these therapies or does not benefit. For those patients who have no (longer) access to psychotherapy a Collaborative Care Program...
- THE EVOLUTION OF BELIEFS IN GOD, SPIRIT, AND THE PARANORMAL. II: TRANSLIMINALITY AS THE MEDIATING FACTOR. Kelley, Michael P. // Journal of Parapsychology;Fall2010, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p359
Ritual healing theory proposes that the evolution of beliefs in paranormal and spiritual phenomena was the result of election for genes related to the trait of hypnotizability, as hypnotizable individuals were more likely to benefit from hamanic healing rituals. Hypnotizability is one component...
- A cross-sectional testing of The Iowa Personality Disorder Screen in a psychiatric outpatient setting. // BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p105
The article discusses a study conducted by Alv A Dahl and colleagues to examine the properties of the Iowa Personality Disorder Screen (IPDS) as a screening instrument for personality disorders (PDs) at a psychiatric outpatient clinic (POC). In a cross-sectional design 145 patients filled in the...
- ADHD in adolescents with borderline personality disorder. // BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p158
The article presents a research which examines the prevalence of a comorbid attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis in borderline personality disorder (BPD), and its concomitant impact. It is reported that, the researchers used regression techniques to conduct the research....
- Trust me, you will feel no pain. // New Scientist;6/18/2011, Vol. 210 Issue 2817, p20
The article presents the results of two studies on hypnosis, one indicating that oxytocin makes people more suggestible to hypnotism and the other that patients who undergo surgery with hypnosis and local anaesthesia required less recovery time than those who used a general anaesthetic.
- Clinical Research in Australia. Firkin, Barry G. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Oct74, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p552
Focuses on the status of clinical research in Australia in October 1974. Opportunities for education and employment in medical science; Historical background on the establishment of clinical investigation and training facilities; Information on funding for medical research.
- Nattering on about names. Rakitzis, Emmanuel T. // Nature Medicine;Sep98, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p984
Comments on an editorial published in 'Nature Medicine' about molecular medicine. Medical research at the molecular level; Referral of basic research in medicine, biology, biochemistry and others as molecular medicine or biomedical research.
- NEW STUDY SHOWS SEX-BASED DIFFERENCES IN THE PRESENTATION OF BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER. Zerzan, Rebecca // CNS Spectrums: The International Journal of Neuropsychiatric Med;Jul2008, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p554
The article reports on the study led by Attila Pulay of the National Institutes of Health on the prevalence rates of borderline personality disorder (BPD) between men and women in the U.S. The study show that BPD is heterogeneous in terms of clinical presentation and even temporal stability, and...
- Ask Dr. E. Epstein, Robert // Psychology Today;Feb2003, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p86
Answers several questions about personality in the U.S. Technique in recognizing a personality disorder; Information on missing memories or amnesia; Impact of having a gay brother on other people.