Posts Tagged ‘Personality Disorder Treatment’

By On July 8th, 2014

New Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder Shows Promise

A group of Swiss researchers believe to have found a new type of psychotherapy effective for treating borderline personality disorder, according to their report in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. They believe motive-oriented therapeutic relationship (MOTR) is a particularly helpful therapeutic ingredient in the early treatment phase of patients with personality disorders, especially…


By On May 27th, 2014

Study Shows Personality Disorder Patients Need Positive Therapist Relationships

The most important factor influencing the recovery of patients with personality disorder patients is the support and commitment of their therapist, according to a new study from researchers at The University of Nottingham in collaboration with Nottinghamshire. Published in the journal Legal and Criminal Psychology, the study explored the changes during treatment of male inpatients…


By On September 10th, 2012

Jerry Sandusky Brings HPD to the Spotlight

Former Penn State Assistant Football coach, Jerry Sandusky, was recently brought into the spotlight when charges were filed alleging  that  he  abused at least ten boys over a span of many years.  In the court, his defense attorneys stated that he possessed a mental illness called Histrionic Personality Disorder (HPD), which was related to his…

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