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2012-01-24 21:07:16

Rhode Island Hospital study finds changes could result in false-negative diagnoses A newly published paper from Rhode Island Hospital reports on the impact to patients if five personality disorders are removed from the upcoming revision to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, 5th edition (DSM-5). Based on their study, the researchers believe these changes could result in false-negative diagnoses for patients. The paper is published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and is now...

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2010-11-09 08:27:12

New study suggests that positive adult interactions during childhood can guard against personality disorders later in life Learning a hobby or other complex task in childhood with assistance from a trusted adult may help guard against the emergence of a personality disorder (PD) later on in life, reports a study in the current issue of the journal, Development and Psychopathology. Spending time with a child by reading with them, helping with homework or teaching them organizational skills...

2010-10-12 18:31:58

Research led by a Michigan State University psychologist is playing a key role in the effort to change the way mental health clinicians classify personality disorders. The study by Christopher Hopwood and colleagues calls for a more scientific and practical method of categorizing personality disorders "“ a proposal that ultimately could improve treatment, Hopwood said. "We're proposing a different way of thinking about personality and personality disorders," said Hopwood, MSU assistant...

2009-05-07 20:24:01

Looney, psycho, scumbag, whacked out, ticking time bomb and bonkers are some of terms used by the U.S. media to describe the mentally ill, researchers said. Lead author Jennifer Stuber of the University of Washington in Seattle and Peg Achterman, a doctoral student, analyzed 856 stories published in the state from January to April in 1995, May to August in 2000 and September to December in 2005 in four of the state's major media markets -- Vancouver, Seattle and Spokane and Tacoma. The...


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