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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".
Mood disorder patients seek explanation for symptoms

Mood disorder patients seek explanation for symptoms

Neuroscientists use new technique to enhance a form of self-control through brain stimulation

Neuroscientists use new technique to enhance a form of self-control through brain stimulation

Study identifies specific DCPR syndromes that could affect obesity

Study identifies specific DCPR syndromes that could affect obesity

Cognition and illness course predict bipolar employment

Cognition and illness course predict bipolar employment

Bipolar disorder treatment nonadherence ‘needs more attention’

Bipolar disorder treatment nonadherence ‘needs more attention’

Spirituality in teens linked with increased positive social behaviors, reduced narcissism

Spirituality in teens linked with increased positive social behaviors, reduced narcissism

Longer looks: Bad behavior treatment; end of life decisions

Longer looks: Bad behavior treatment; end of life decisions

Health anxiety therapies: an interview with Professor Peter Tyrer, Imperial College, London

Health anxiety therapies: an interview with Professor Peter Tyrer, Imperial College, London

Brain aging extends beyond schizophrenia

Brain aging extends beyond schizophrenia

Multifactorial approach needed for early bipolar detection

Multifactorial approach needed for early bipolar detection

Bipolar disorder ‘distinct’ from borderline personality disorder

Bipolar disorder ‘distinct’ from borderline personality disorder

Psychosomatics study shows prevalence of nightmares disorder in psychiatric patients

Psychosomatics study shows prevalence of nightmares disorder in psychiatric patients

Researchers examine stability of adolescent psychopathic traits

Researchers examine stability of adolescent psychopathic traits

Bipolar suicide characteristics found

Bipolar suicide characteristics found

Oxytocin shows evidence of therapeutic value for autism, schizophrenia

Oxytocin shows evidence of therapeutic value for autism, schizophrenia

Genetic score backs schizophrenia spectrum

Genetic score backs schizophrenia spectrum

Study investigates issues faced by prisoners with mental health problems after release

Study investigates issues faced by prisoners with mental health problems after release

Use of acronyms leads to poor understanding by practitioners in mental health services

Use of acronyms leads to poor understanding by practitioners in mental health services

Gang members and violent men are more likely to suffer from mental disorder

Gang members and violent men are more likely to suffer from mental disorder

Study: Assessment of risk in patients who commit suicide and homicide is often poor

Study: Assessment of risk in patients who commit suicide and homicide is often poor