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Table of Contents
                            Borderline Personality Disorder: New Research
Contents
Preface
Genetic Epidemiology of Borderline Personality Disorder
	Abstract
	Introduction
	Borderline Personality Disorder: Conceptualisation and Main Symptoms
	Dimensional Models of Borderline Personality Disorder
	Prevalence of BPD
	Demographic Correlates
	Comorbidity with Other Disorders
	Family Studies
	Twin Studies
	Twin Family Studies
	Linkage Studies
	Candidate Gene Studies
	Future Research
	Conclusion
	References
Correlates and Course of Recovery in Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder - A Review
	Abstract
	Introduction
	Diagnostic Features
	Prevalence and Stability of Remission
	Positive Predictors of Remission in BPD
	Negative Predictors of Recovery
	Patterns of Remission
	Conclusion
	References
Neuropsychobiology, Comorbidity and Dimensional Models in Borderline Personality Disorder: Critical Issues for Treatment
	Abstract
	Introduction
	Neurobiological Data
	Neuropsychological Findings in BPD
	Comorbidity and Dimensional Models for BPD
	Treatment Options in BPD
	Conclusion
	References
Neurobiology of Borderline Personality Disorder: Present State and Future Directions
	Abstract
	Introduction
	Alterations of the Serotonin (5-HT) System and Impulsive Aggression
	Affective Dysregulation
	Structural Brain Imaging in Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
	Functional Brain Imaging in BPD
	Stress Regulation and BPD
	Polysomnographic Studies and Neurophysiology
	Pain Perception
	Conclusion
	Perspectives
	References
Proving the Efficiency of Music Psychotherapy with Borderline Adolescents by Means of a Quasi-Experimental Design
	Abstract
	Introduction
	Clinical Background
	Methodology of Treatment and Evaluation
	Some Experimental Results
	Clinical Illustration
	Synthesis of Clinical Observations and Experimental Results
	Conclusion
	References
A Dissociative Model of Borderline Personality Disorder
	Abstract
	Trauma Histories in Borderline Personality Disorder and Dissociative Identity Disorder
	Treatment Techniques for Borderline Personality Disorder and Dissociative Identity Disorder
	DSM-IV-TR Criteria for Borderline Personality Disorder
	Frantic Efforts to Avoid Real or Imagined Abandonment
	Unstable and Intense Relationships - Idealization and Devaluation
	Identity Disturbance
	Impulsivity that is Physically Self-Damaging
	Recurrent Suicidal Behavior
	Affective Instability
	Chronic Feelings of Emptiness
	Inappropriate Intense Anger
	Transient, Stress-Related Paranoid Ideation or Severe Dissociative Symptoms
	Counter-Transference Problems with Borderline Personality Disorder
	References
Borderline Symptomatology and Empathic Accuracy
	Abstract
	Borderline Symptomatology and Empathic Accuracy
	Acknowledgements
	References
Patterns of Interpersonal Behaviors and Borderline Personality Characteristics
	Abstract
	Introduction
	Method
	Results
	Conclusion
	References
Borderline Personality and Somatic Symptomatology
	Introduction
	The Definition of Borderline Personality Disorder
	The DSM Definition of BPD
	Somatic Symptoms in BPD
	BPD and Somatic Preoccupation
	The Rationale for Somatic Preoccupation in BPD
	Conclusion
	About the Authors
	References
Borderline Personality and Sexual Impulsivity
	Abstract
	Introduction
	Borderline Personality and Sexual Impulsivity
	Borderline Personality & Sexual Attitudes
	Summary
	Conclusions
	About the Authors
	References
Index
                        

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