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Personality disorders, formerly referred to as character disorders, are a class of personality types and behaviors that the American Psychiatric Association (APA) defines as "an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates markedly from the expectations of the culture of the individual who exhibits it".
Researchers study the effects of cocaine on patients diagnosed with schizophrenia

Researchers study the effects of cocaine on patients diagnosed with schizophrenia

Problem and non-problem gamblers differ in the gratifications sought from mobile gambling

Problem and non-problem gamblers differ in the gratifications sought from mobile gambling

Study investigates characteristics of high utilizers for psychiatric hospital services

Study investigates characteristics of high utilizers for psychiatric hospital services

People with borderline personality disorder may have difficulty in accessing health services

People with borderline personality disorder may have difficulty in accessing health services

Targeted brain stimulation dulls social pain

Targeted brain stimulation dulls social pain

Remote delivery of mental health care across the U.S. has increased dramatically

Remote delivery of mental health care across the U.S. has increased dramatically

Sociopaths less likely to comply with COVID mask, hygiene and social distancing

Sociopaths less likely to comply with COVID mask, hygiene and social distancing

Persistence of ADHD into adulthood linked to increased risk for car crashes

Persistence of ADHD into adulthood linked to increased risk for car crashes

Infant sleep problems can be linked to mental disorders in adolescence

Infant sleep problems can be linked to mental disorders in adolescence

Study analyzes the economic behavior of cocaine-dependent schizophrenia patients

Study analyzes the economic behavior of cocaine-dependent schizophrenia patients

Researchers identify key personality correlates of interpersonal sexual objectification

Researchers identify key personality correlates of interpersonal sexual objectification

Borderline personality disorder may contribute to heart attack among middle-aged adults

Borderline personality disorder may contribute to heart attack among middle-aged adults

BBRF announces over $13.8 million in Young Investigator Grants to support mental health scientists

BBRF announces over $13.8 million in Young Investigator Grants to support mental health scientists

University of Maryland Professor is recipient of 2019 Pardes Humanitarian Prize in Mental Health

University of Maryland Professor is recipient of 2019 Pardes Humanitarian Prize in Mental Health

Individuals with many different psychiatric disorders have heightened impulsivity, study finds

Individuals with many different psychiatric disorders have heightened impulsivity, study finds

Worsening air pollution linked to poor mental health

Worsening air pollution linked to poor mental health

Environmental pollution linked with increased prevalence of neuropsychiatric disorders

Environmental pollution linked with increased prevalence of neuropsychiatric disorders

International study aims to more accurately describe mental health disorders

International study aims to more accurately describe mental health disorders

Exploring how schizophrenia and depression are related to drug consumption

Exploring how schizophrenia and depression are related to drug consumption

New methodology for understanding psychiatric symptoms

New methodology for understanding psychiatric symptoms