References for “Borderline personality disorder”, June 2006

Benazzi F. "Borderline Personality-Bipolar Spectrum Relationship," Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry (January 2006): Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 68-74. Binks C, et al. "Psychological Therapies for People with Borderline Personality Disorder," Cochrane Database System Reviews (January 25, 2006): 1: CD 005652. Binks C, et al. "Pharmacological Interventions for People with Borderline Personality Disorder," Cochrane Database System Reviews (January 25, 2006): 1: CD 005653. (Locked) More »

In Brief: Gays' mental health: New data

A study comparing the mental health of homosexuals with their siblings shows a somewhat higher tendency to seek psychiatric help and higher rates of suicide attempts, but similar mental health overall. (Locked) More »

In Brief: Variable schizophrenia

A British study found that rates of schizophrenia were higher among ethnic minorities and in urban areas, but the findings do not shed any light on the causes of psychosis. (Locked) More »

In Brief: Predicting successful marriages

Researchers studying couples found that the relationships in which both partners demonstrated higher empathy were more likely to remain well-adjusted, successful marriages five years later. (Locked) More »

In Brief: BMI and suicide

A 30-year Swedish study found that men with a lower body mass index were more likely to commit suicide than men with higher BMI. (Locked) More »

In Brief: Placebos are not all alike

A study testing the effects of both real and fake forms of treatment found that even if a subject is given a placebo, the perceived effect of the treatment may be more positive if that subject receives more attention in the process. (Locked) More »