+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

The impact of borderline personality disorder on process group outcome among women with posttraumatic stress disorder related to childhood abuse

, : The impact of borderline personality disorder on process group outcome among women with posttraumatic stress disorder related to childhood abuse. International Journal of Group PsychoTherapy 51(3): 379-398

The outcome of a 12-week interpersonal process group therapy for women with postraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) related to childhood sexual abuse with and without borderline personality disorder (BPD) was assessed by comparing three naturally occurring treatment conditions: groups that did not have any members with borderline personality disorder (BPD-) (n = 18), groups in which at least one member carried the diagnosis (BPD+)(n = 16), and a 12-week waitlist (WL) (n = 15). PTSD, anger, depression, and other symptoms were significantly reduced in the BPD- groups. However, the BPD+ and WL conditions did not show any pre- to posttreatment improvements. Furthermore, the BPD+ condition showed a significant worsening on measures of anger. Analyses within the BPD+ condition indicated that women with and without the diagnosis experienced equal posttreatment increases in anger problems. These latter results suggest the presence of an anger "contagion" effect. That is, women without BPD did well in the BPD- groups but showed increased anger similar to the BPD+ women when treated in groups with them. Implications for client-treatment matching considerations in PTSD group therapy are discussed.


PMID: 11447786

Other references

Bourland, F.M., 1999: Breeding and evaluation of cotton genotypes. Progress in the cotton (Gossypium) breeding programme of the University of Arkansas is described, including evaluations of breeding lines for resistance to Verticillium dahliae.

Feldon J.; Barkai R.; Weiner I., 1990: Latent inhibition and its modulation by amphetamine in rats screened for high and low spontaneous activity. Journal of Psychopharmacology 4(4): 283

Ruemenapf T.; Meyers G.; Stark R.; Thiel H J., 1989: Hog cholera virus characterization of specific antiserum and identification of complementary dna clones. A specific antiserum was raised against the pestivirus inducing hog cholera (hog cholera virus, HCV). Using immunoprecipitation and SDS-PAGE, this antiserum served for comparison of HCV-induced proteins with those from a related and better charact...

Couvelard, A.; O'Toole, D.; Leek, R.; Turley, H.; Sauvanet, A.; Degott, C.; Ruszniewski, P.; Belghiti, J.; Harris, A.L.; Gatter, K.; Pezzella, F., 2005: Expression of hypoxia-inducible factors is correlated with the presence of a fibrotic focus and angiogenesis in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas. Aims: To study the expression of hypoxia-regulated markers in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas (PA) in relationship to the presence of a fibrotic focus, angiogenesis quantification and clinical outcome.Methods and results: The expression of hypox...

Ou, H.; Hu, Z.; Le, M.; Song, J.; Xu, J., 1982: An analysis of microelements i. Journal of Nanjing Technological College of Forest Products: (2) 125-129

Munoz Najar, U.M.; Menoret, A., 2000: Immunological heterogeneity of tumor clones derived from a colon carcinoma cell line. Molecular Biology of the Cell 11(Supplement): 461a, Dec

Schirrmann, T.; Hust, M., 2010: Construction of human antibody gene libraries and selection of antibodies by phage display. Recombinant antibodies as therapeutics offer new opportunities for the treatment of many tumor diseases. To date, 18 antibody-based drugs are approved for cancer treatment and hundreds of anti-tumor antibodies are under development. The first clin...

Alonso, M.I.; Gato, A.; Moro, J.A., 1998: Disruption of proteoglycans in neural tube fluid by b-D-xyloside alters brain enlargement in chick embryos. Anatomical Record 252(4): 9-508

Webster, D.; Umar, I.; Umar, I.; Kolyvas, G.; Bilbao, J.; Guiot, M-Christine.; Duplisea, K.; Qvarnstrom, Y.; Visvesvara, G.S., 2012: Treatment of granulomatous amoebic encephalitis with voriconazole and miltefosine in an immunocompetent soldier. A 38-year-old male immunocompetent soldier developed generalized seizures. He underwent surgical debulking and a progressive demyelinating pseudotumor was identified. Serology and molecular testing confirmed a diagnosis of granulomatous amoebic en...

Newton de Magalhães Neto; Heitor Evangelista; Kenny Tanizaki-Fonseca; Margareth Simões Penello Meirelles; Carlos Eiras Garcia, 2012: A multivariate analysis of Antarctic sea ice since 1979. Recent satellite observations have shown an increase in the total extent of Antarctic sea ice, during periods when the atmosphere and oceans tend to be warmer surrounding a significant part of the continent. Despite an increase in total sea ice, r...