In the general population, personality traits may predict the composition and diversity of the gut microbiome, a study in the Human Microbiome Journal suggests.
Borderline personality traits, depression associated with extent of midlife cardiometabolic risk.
Intensive residential treatment was found to be effective in reducing the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder, although different response trajectories were observed.
Insomnia may be associated with increased suicide risk in patients with borderline personality disorder.
The researchers hypothesize that empathy induction activities could increase prosocial behavior among violent offenders.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain.
Researchers are conducting a trial to determine whether 25 or 50 psychotherapy sessions in a year will be more effective at reducing symptoms of depression in patients with personality disorders.
Researchers examined whether adjunctive gabapentin or memantine and standard treatment with a selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) might lead to further improvements in patients with OCD.
A brain stimulation device to treat OCD has received approval for marketing by the US Food and Drug Administration.
These results identify several predictive factors for remission in children with OCD and may be useful for clinicians in tailoring their treatment approach, although the impact of adjunctive d-cycloserine requires further investigation.