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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".
American Legion applauds U.S. Army's decision to launch review of mental health cases

American Legion applauds U.S. Army's decision to launch review of mental health cases

Self-harm study of Miss. youth finds highest rate in African-American males

Self-harm study of Miss. youth finds highest rate in African-American males

Psychopaths’ brains differ from healthy non-offenders: Study confirms

Psychopaths’ brains differ from healthy non-offenders: Study confirms

Narrative exposure therapy can be used with BPD patients in a standard clinical setting

Narrative exposure therapy can be used with BPD patients in a standard clinical setting

People with rich fantasy lives may be susceptible to dissociative identity disorder

People with rich fantasy lives may be susceptible to dissociative identity disorder

Study examines dimensional structure linked with DSM antisocial personality disorder criteria

Study examines dimensional structure linked with DSM antisocial personality disorder criteria

Book focuses on Group Schema Therapy for BPD

Book focuses on Group Schema Therapy for BPD

Narcissistic men may have more physical problems in the long term: Study prediction

Narcissistic men may have more physical problems in the long term: Study prediction

Psychiatric Times focuses on helping clinicians treat people with personality disorders

Psychiatric Times focuses on helping clinicians treat people with personality disorders

DFG announces establishment of twelve research units

DFG announces establishment of twelve research units

MSFHR announces recipients of 2010/11 health research scholar and trainee funding competitions

MSFHR announces recipients of 2010/11 health research scholar and trainee funding competitions

Study finds high prevalence of prescription pain medication addiction in chronic patients

Study finds high prevalence of prescription pain medication addiction in chronic patients

GP journal focuses on mental health

GP journal focuses on mental health

Study evaluates effectiveness of systems training for emotion control in 'real world' patients with BPD

Study evaluates effectiveness of systems training for emotion control in 'real world' patients with BPD

Summit Entertainment, Participant Media create depression awareness campaign

Summit Entertainment, Participant Media create depression awareness campaign

Sarcasm and lie detection failure signals dementia: Study

Sarcasm and lie detection failure signals dementia: Study

New study outlines clinical characteristics of self-injury during treatment

New study outlines clinical characteristics of self-injury during treatment

Amgen, Pfizer present Enbrel new trial results against psoriasis at 69th AAD meeting in New Orleans, LA

Amgen, Pfizer present Enbrel new trial results against psoriasis at 69th AAD meeting in New Orleans, LA

MDMA produces friendliness, playfulness, and loving feelings in laboratory setting

MDMA produces friendliness, playfulness, and loving feelings in laboratory setting

Access problems for psychiatric patients to Medicaid medication leads to increased hospital, emergency care

Access problems for psychiatric patients to Medicaid medication leads to increased hospital, emergency care