Navigation Links
Intensive Psychotherapy Provides Helping Hand in Borderline Personality Disorder.

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be reduced by an intensive form of talk therapy, known as transference-focused psychotherapy (TFP) thereby reducing the symptoms and improving their social functioning, according to an article in the June issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry, a premier psychiatry journal.

BPD, a chronic and disabling condition affecting about 1% of the United States population, has long defied psychologists and psychiatrists seeking to treat the illness. Affecting day-to-day functions, symptoms of the illness include unstable relations with others, pervasive mood instability, chaotic variation in self-image, self-destructive behavior, impulsive behaviors (such as sexual promiscuity, substance abuse, or gambling), and intense, uncontrolled rages.

In the new study, Mark F. Lenzenweger, distinguished professor of psychology at Binghamton University, State University of New York, and colleagues at the Weill College of Medicine, Cornell University, examined three treatments applied to carefully diagnosed BPD patients for a period of one year. The treatments included dialectical behavior therapy, supportive psychotherapy, and TFP, a specialized psychodynamic form of talk therapy, pioneered by Otto F. Kernberg, a study co-author and professor of psychiatry at Weill-Cornell, that focuses on dominant emotionally charged themes that emerge in the relationship between patient and therapist.

As the patients moved through the yearlong treatments, they were carefully assessed on a wide range of psychiatric symptom and functioning domains, such as depression, anger, social functioning, suicidal behaviors, impulsivity, social adjustment, and various forms of irritability and aggression.

At the end of the year of treatment, a detailed examination of the change revealed that the BPD patients in the TFP treatment showed improvement in ten out of the twelve domains studied. The improvements for th
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Intensive Treatment Found To Help Patients With Arthritis
2. Intensive Care Patients More At Risk From Kidney Failure
3. Intensive Search On For Nurse Killer
4. Intensive Training and Tool Kit, Indicates Adequate Preparation To Combat AIDS.
5. Neo-Natal Intensive Care Ordered to Shut Down in Phillipines
6. Nurses in Intensive Care Sickened by noxious fumes at Toronto Hospital
7. Intensive Psychotherapy Effective in Treating Bipolar Disorder
8. Significant Rise in Proportion of Chronically Ill Children Dying in Intensive Care
9. Quitting Psychotherapy Midway May Be Preventable
10. Web Based Psychotherapy for Depression
11. Need for Psychotherapy for Delhi Blast Victims
Post Your Comments:
(Date:3/28/2015)... Genomic medicine experts have sequenced the genomes ... first time, key information for understanding and treating this ... posted story on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. ... the British Columbia Cancer Agency, and PhenoPath lab in ... alterations and mutations that can lead to peritoneal ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... 2015 Lately the student-athlete experience ... changes and proposals around the NCAA. In a March ... collegiate student-athletes across a spectrum of universities and sports ... challenges. The special panel consists of athletes who have ... from football, track and field, baseball, and volleyball. They ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... March 28, 2015 Healthpointe’s otolaryngologists, medical ... and throat disorders, are now offering a wide ... issue which is characterized by the presence of phantom ... 5 people, tinnitus is a prevalent symptom that can ... it is non-fatal, tinnitus can impede a person’s quality ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... Designers and Professionals of FCPX ... 5K from Pixel Film Studios. , “Scratches 5K allows ... inside Final Cut Pro X” Said Christina Austin, CEO ... is an effective tool for any FCPX editor.” , ... intuitive grunge overlays. Simply drag title layers into the ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... March 28, 2015 Purity Products®, ... supplements announces the release of their revolutionary new ... in two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical studies to ... and hip size. MuffinStop™ is a combination of ... Garcinia mangostana, fused together to create one of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Genomics Research May Help Doctors Tailor Mesothelioma Treatment, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:SCI TV Panel of Former College Athletes Discusses Student Athlete Experience 2Health News:SCI TV Panel of Former College Athletes Discusses Student Athlete Experience 3Health News:Healthpointe now Offering Tinnitus Treatments in Clinics throughout Southern California 2Health News:Pixel Film Studios Unveiled Scratches 5k for Final Cut Pro X Editors 2Health News:Purity Products Releases Revolutionary New Weight Loss Product, MuffinStop™ 2
... ... take the plunge into the Hudson River along Manhattan,s West Side in Riverside Park (at West ... beginning at 5:50 AM. Organizers of the event expect to raise more than $2 million ... New York, NY ...
... By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , ... at increased risk for developing the painful digestive disease ... Permanente in California report. In fact, extremely ... risk of GERD, while those who are moderately obese ...
... ... efforts in Magdalena Bay with 3 days sea kayaking in Loreto Bay National Marine ... ... 9, 2010 -- Idaho-based Sea Kayak Adventures, Inc. is offering an exciting all-inclusive eight-day ...
... ... new ways to make extra cash without having to spend big dollars. ... and beauty”. While most people cut back on certain luxuries during hard ... the recession. Youthful Trends is an innovative cosmetic company that is banking ...
... July 9 Pfizer Inc, the world,s leading biopharmaceutical ... of hemophilia studies will be presented at the World ... 10-14, 2010, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Key research includes ... potential new approach to restoring hemostasis, as well as ...
... on July 9, 2010, describes the discovery of an alternative ... nematodes that sterilize them. Nematodes are among the most abundant, ... titled, "Adaptation via Symbiosis; Recent Spread of a Drosophila ... of Rochester and his colleagues. In a video interview, Jaenike ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:10th Annual Nautica New York City Triathlon Expects to Raise More Than $2 Million for Various Charities 2Health News:10th Annual Nautica New York City Triathlon Expects to Raise More Than $2 Million for Various Charities 3Health News:Childhood Obesity Boosts Risk of GERD 2Health News:Childhood Obesity Boosts Risk of GERD 3Health News:Help Save Sea Turtles and Kayak Loreto Baja this October 2Health News:Help Save Sea Turtles and Kayak Loreto Baja this October 3Health News:Natural Cosmetic Company Offers Women Entrepreneurs a New Way to Make Money in Hard Times 2Health News:Natural Cosmetic Company Offers Women Entrepreneurs a New Way to Make Money in Hard Times 3Health News:Natural Cosmetic Company Offers Women Entrepreneurs a New Way to Make Money in Hard Times 4Health News:Pfizer Hemophilia presents new data at the World Federation of Hemophilia 2010 Congress 2
(Date:3/27/2015)... , March 27, 2015   Cypher Genomics, ... announced new data showing that, compared to a ... technology provided highly equivalent interpretations of whether certain ... did so in a fraction of the time. ... for more comprehensive genetic analysis in non-invasive prenatal ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... -- CHINA AID, the 10 ... Medicine and Healthcare, second to none in ... at Shanghai New International Expo Center on 22-24 April. ... on Encouraging Private Capital to Participate in the Development ... by the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... 27, 2015 The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) ... while working toward prevention and a cure – today ... a federal resolution (H. Res. 174) that supports the ... Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month." Currently there are ... more than 110,000 new cases are diagnosed yearly, according ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Data at ACMG Shows Cypher's Software Can Automate Interpretation of Genetic Variants to Advance Non-invasive Prenatal Testing 2New Data at ACMG Shows Cypher's Software Can Automate Interpretation of Genetic Variants to Advance Non-invasive Prenatal Testing 3CHINA AID, the 10th China International Exhibition of Senior Care, Rehabilitation Medicine and Healthcare to be held in April 2CHINA AID, the 10th China International Exhibition of Senior Care, Rehabilitation Medicine and Healthcare to be held in April 3CHINA AID, the 10th China International Exhibition of Senior Care, Rehabilitation Medicine and Healthcare to be held in April 4CHINA AID, the 10th China International Exhibition of Senior Care, Rehabilitation Medicine and Healthcare to be held in April 5CHINA AID, the 10th China International Exhibition of Senior Care, Rehabilitation Medicine and Healthcare to be held in April 6The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) Secures the Introduction of a Federal Resolution Recognizing March 2015 as "National Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month" 2
... Resources, Inc. (NYSE Amex: KAD ), a leading ... Arcadia HealthCare(SM) brand, has appointed Stephen Goldsmith to its ... who announced his resignation from the Board. ... , Goldsmith is the Daniel Paul Professor of Government ...
... Md., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chindex International, Inc.,("Chindex") (Nasdaq: CHDX ... in the People,s Republic of China, today,announced results for the second ... , , Financial Highlights:, -- ... flat on, a year over ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Arcadia Resources Names Stephen Goldsmith to Board of Directors 2Arcadia Resources Names Stephen Goldsmith to Board of Directors 3Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 2Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 3Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 4Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 5Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 6Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 7Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 8Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 9Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 10Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 11
Operate with confidence. Autosuture is advancing the sate of both open and minimally invasive surgery by providing surgical tools that feel right, function right, and facilitate the right outcome eve...
... Many special order products are offered ... extra long lengths. The modular instruments may ... other options such as ratchets, insulation and ... from Mediflex stock. Customer specifications may affect ...
... Many special order products are offered as ... long lengths. The modular instruments may be ... options such as ratchets, insulation and flush ... Mediflex stock. Customer specifications may affect delivery ...
... order products are offered as 1-piece or ... The modular instruments may be customized with ... as ratchets, insulation and flush ports. Many ... Customer specifications may affect delivery times. ...
Medicine Products: