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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- How selves differ within and across cognitive domains: self-prioritisation, self-concept, and psychiatric traitsby Kelsey Perrykkad on June 30, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: Our results suggest that selves can differ considerably, along different cognitive dimensions. Further, our results show that self-cognition may be a promising feature to include in future dimensional characterisations of psychiatric conditions, but care should be taken to choose relevant self-cognitive domains.
- Evaluating cognitive function in unaffected relatives of individuals with bipolar disorders: A meta-analysisby Emily S Gillissie on June 28, 2022
BACKGROUND: Available studies have evaluated cognition in the unaffected relatives of bipolar disorder patients; however, to our knowledge, there has been no quantitative analysis evaluating the foregoing association. Herein, this meta-analysis aims to provide a quantitative synthesis of the extant literature reporting on the association between performance in cognitive domains (i.e., executive function, attention, learning and memory or global cognition) amongst unaffected individuals of...
- Trait Versus State Predictors of Emotional Distress Symptoms: The Role of the Big-5 Personality Traits, Metacognitive Beliefs, and Strategiesby Henrik Nordahl on June 28, 2022
To enhance formulation and interventions for emotional distress symptoms, research should aim to identify factors that contribute to distress and disorder. One way to formulate emotional distress symptoms is to view them as state manifestations of underlying personality traits. However, the metacognitive model suggests that emotional distress is maintained by metacognitive strategies directed by underlying metacognitive beliefs. The aim of the present study was therefore to evaluate the role of...
- Predictors of persistent alcohol use disorder and co-occurring depressive symptoms: Insights from the longitudinal college experiences studyby Diana R Samek on June 27, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: Findings suggest that personality factors, stress, and sleep in the first year of college may be useful targets to screen for in efforts to reduce long-term depressive symptoms in the college context. Disrupting affiliation with antisocial/substance-using peers and romantic partners and reducing the high quantity of alcohol and frequency of marijuana may be more relevant to reducing long-term problematic alcohol use. Implications for incorporating individually-tailored approaches to...