Family interactions and the development of borderline personality symptoms

McDougall, Emma Jane 2010, Family interactions and the development of borderline personality symptoms, D.Psych. (Clinical) thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

Title Family interactions and the development of borderline personality symptoms
Alternative title Applying the neurosequential model of therapeutics (NMT) to maltreated children
Author McDougall, Emma Jane
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name D.Psych. (Clinical)
Date submitted 2010
Keyword(s) Borderline personality disorder in adolescence - Etiology
Borderline personality disorder - Patients - Family relationships
Child abuse - Treatment - Case studies
Summary This thesis investigated the emergence of borderline personality disorder in adolescence. It found that adolescent sensitivity to, and maternal socialization of, aggressive behaviour is associated with borderline pathology. Change in pathology over time was related to adolescent dysphoric behaviour and sensitivity to inconsistent displays of maternal negative emotion.
Notes Degree conferred 2011.
Language eng
Description of original 2 v. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 616.858520835
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