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Barkauskiene, Rasa; Skabeikyte, Gabriele; Gervinskaite-Paulaitiene, Lina – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2021
Background: Borderline personality symptoms include emotional dysregulation, high levels of impulsivity leading to self-harm and suicidality, an unstable sense of self, fears of abandonment, extremely turbulent relationships, and psychic pain. They are considered to disrupt normative adolescent development however their unique contribution to…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Personality Problems, Correlation
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Wlodarczyk, Julian; Lawn, Sharon – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2017
Victimisation is a traumatic experience linked to development of Borderline personality disorder (BPD). However, there is limited research investigating the developmental journey prior to BPD diagnosis. School environments offer an opportunity for BPD prevention and early intervention. A survey with 19 Australian family carers of people with BPD…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Peer Relationship, Victims, Foreign Countries
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Long, Clive G.; Krawczyk, Kirsten M.; Kenworthy, Nathalie E. – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2013
Little research has been published on the need for sexual education for women in secure psychiatric facilities when patients present with a combination of learning disability, mental illness and personality disorder. The development of a brief, feasible, gender-speci?c sexual knowledge questionnaire is described, which has validity and reliability…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Evaluation Methods, Females, Institutionalized Persons
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Bornovalova, Marina A.; Hicks, Brian M.; Patrick, Christopher J.; Iacono, William G.; McGue, Matt – Assessment, 2011
Although large epidemiological data sets can inform research on the etiology and development of borderline personality disorder (BPD), they rarely include BPD measures. In some cases, however, proxy measures can be constructed using instruments already in these data sets. In this study, the authors developed and validated a self-report measure of…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Correctional Institutions, Construct Validity, Personality
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Crowell, Sheila E.; Beauchaine, Theodore P.; Linehan, Marsha M. – Psychological Bulletin, 2009
Over the past several decades, research has focused increasingly on developmental precursors to psychological disorders that were previously assumed to emerge only in adulthood. This change in focus follows from the recognition that complex transactions between biological vulnerabilities and psychosocial risk factors shape emotional and behavioral…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, At Risk Persons, Pathology, Risk
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Strauss, Jennifer L.; Hayes, Adele M.; Johnson, Sheri L.; Newman, Cory F.; Brown, Gregory K.; Barber, Jaques P.; Lawrenceau, Jean-Philippe; Beck, Aaron T. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2006
Participants were 30 adult outpatients diagnosed with avoidant personality disorder or obsessive-compulsive personality disorder who enrolled in an open trial of cognitive therapy for personality disorders. Treatment consisted of up to 52 weekly sessions. Symptom evaluations were conducted at intake, at Sessions 17 and 34, and at the last…
Descriptors: Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Cognitive Restructuring, Personality Problems, Adults
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Booules-Katri, Tereza-Maria; Pedreño, Carla; Navarro, Jose-Blás; Pamias, Montserrat; Obiols, Jordi E. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
The similarities between high functioning autism (HFA) and schizotypal-schizoid personality disorder (SSPD) in terms of social cognition and interpersonal deficits may lead to confusion in symptom interpretation, and consequently result in misdiagnosis. Thus, this study aims to investigate differences in mentalizing with particular interest on the…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Schizophrenia
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De Clercq, Lana E.; Dieleman, Lisa M.; van der Kaap-Deeder, Jolene; Soenens, Bart; Prinzie, Peter; De Pauw, Sarah S. W. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2021
This nine-year longitudinal study addresses the joint contribution of parent-rated negative controlling parenting and child personality on psychosocial outcomes in 141 families of children with autism spectrum disorder (83% boys, mean age Time 1 = 10.1). Latent change modeling revealed substantial variation in within-person change in parenting and…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Personality, Individual Development, Youth
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Gever, Benson E. – Journal of Reading, Writing, and Learning Disabilities International, 1991
This article examines the descriptive influences of reading and learning disorders on personality development. It discusses the effects of biologic vulnerabilities and environmental interaction, the variant patterns of defense and symptom development at various life stages, and evidence that early development failures are key elements in later…
Descriptors: Biological Influences, Child Development, Developmental Stages, Environmental Influences
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Kjos, Diane – Journal of Counseling & Development, 1995
Relates personality disorders to career development issues and counseling interventions. Case examples suggesting career-focused treatment interventions for dependent, borderline, obsessive-compulsive, and passive-aggressive personality disorders are presented. (Author/JBJ)
Descriptors: Adult Counseling, Behavior Problems, Career Counseling, Career Development
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Furnham, Adrian – Creativity Research Journal, 2015
This research examined the personality trait and personality disorder correlates of creative potential, as assessed by a divergent thinking (DT) test. Over 4,000 adult managers attending an assessment center completed a battery of tests including a "bright side," normal personality trait measures (NEO Personality Inventory-Revised, or…
Descriptors: Creativity, Correlation, Personality Traits, Personality Problems
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Freiheit, Stacy R.; And Others – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 1996
The utility of Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory personality disorder scales was studied with 217 male adolescent psychiatric inpatients. Analyses of variance found patterns consistent with research on adult samples in spite of differences in factor structure. These similarities suggest that adolescent assessment may provide information…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Factor Analysis, Factor Structure
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Mohamed Ali, Ola; Kotelnikova, Yuliya; Kryski, Katie R.; Durbin, C. Emily; Hayden, Elizabeth P. – Infant and Child Development, 2021
Diverse mechanisms account for the familial aggregation of certain personality traits and externalizing psychopathology. We explored the roles of positive and negative parenting as mediators of longitudinal associations between parents' maladaptive personality traits and their children's inattention/hyperactivity problems. We collected self,…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Styles, Psychopathology
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Stepp, Stephanie D. – Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 2012
Recognizable symptoms and features of borderline personality disorder (BPD) appear during adolescence. However, there has been resistance to diagnose or research this disorder prior to adulthood because of clinical lore that BPD is a long-standing illness and that personality traits are not stable until adulthood. This has resulted in little…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Personality Problems, Risk, Attachment Behavior
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Conroy, Susan; Pariante, Carmine M.; Marks, Maureen N.; Davies, Helen A.; Farrelly, Simone; Schacht, Robin; Moran, Paul – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2012
Objective: No previous longitudinal study has examined the impact of comorbid maternal personality disorder (PD) and depression on child development. We set out to examine whether maternal PD and depression assessed at 2 months post partum would be independently associated with adverse developmental outcomes at 18 months of age. Method: Women were…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Mothers, Infants, Psychopathology
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