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The Disturbed Child


Reactive Attachment Disorder: Etiology, Symptoms, Affected Brain Areas and Treatment Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) is characterized by considerably disturbed and inappropriate social interaction, across situations, that is manifested before the age of five (DSM-IV-R). Evidence for the disorder is usually…

The link between pathological childhood experiences and Borderline Personality Disorder


Many studies have investigated the childhood experiences of patients with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and have revealed that physical and sexual abuse, early separation, inconsistent treatment of a caretaker, and neglect are all parts of the etiology of BPD. A…