Depressive Personality Disorder
Depressive personality disorder (also known as melancholic personality disorder) is a psychiatric diagnosis that denotes a personality disorder with depressive features. Originally included in the American Psychiatric Association’s DSM-II, depressive personality disorder was removed from the DSM-III and DSM-III-R.
Wiki Number: W059
Diagnosis: Depressive Personality Disorder
Brain Area: None listed.
Symptoms: 2 years: mood is usually joyless, low self-esteem, self-derogatory, pessimistic, guilty, remorseful, judgmental to others
Progression: pervasive negative pattern before, during, after depressive episodes; difficulty developing and maintaining relationships
Causes: None listed.
Medications: None listed.
Therapies: None listed.
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Support Group: dbsalliance.org; It has a search function for area groups. (Depression and Bipolar Suppor Alliance)
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- Incidence of mental disorders in the general population aged 1-30 years disaggregated by gender and socioeconomic statusby Javier Mar on January 24, 2023
CONCLUSIONS: The incidence of mental disorders is high among children, adolescents, and young adults in the Basque Country underlining the need for preventive interventions. Marked differences by gender and SES highlight mental health inequalities, especially for depression and psychosis in low SES males.
- Investigation of the role of personality traits and emotion regulation on personality functioning in patients with depression/anxiety disorderby Kübra Sezer Katar on January 24, 2023
The relationship between the dimensional assessment of personality and difficulties in emotion regulation has yet to be made clear. The present study aimed to investigate the role of personality traits and emotion regulation on personality functioning. Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS), Beck Anxiety Inventory, Beck Depression Inventory, Personality Inventory for DSM-5 (PID-5) and Level of Personality Functioning Scale (LPFS) were rated for 220 patients with depression and/or...
- Personality traits among major depressive disorder in southern Thailand: a hospital-based case-control studyby Jarurin Pitanupong on January 24, 2023
CONCLUSION: Different personality profiles were found between individuals with depression and outpatients without psychiatric disorders recruited from general practitioner settings. Individuals with depressive residual symptoms featured a higher score of Neuroticism and a lower score of Conscientiousness. A higher score of Neuroticism and a lower score of Openness were associated with age-onset of depression, but no personality traits were associated with treatment duration.
- Differential neural response to psychoanalytic intervention techniques during structural interviewing: A single-case analysis using EEGby Anna Buchheim on January 23, 2023
CONCLUSION: Incisive interventions, such as confrontation with discrepancies and interpretation of unconscious intrapsychic conflicts, may have provoked temporary emotional lability, leading to a change in psychic processing akin to interference from external stimuli. This conclusion is consistent with the finding that interpretations, which are potentially the most concise interventions, had the strongest effects on alpha power. Using EEG during therapeutic psychoanalytic intervention...