Affiliation: Harvard University
- Perceived parental protection and cortisol responses among young females with borderline personality disorder and controlsKarlen Lyons-Ruth
Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, MA 02139 1407, USA
Psychiatry Res 189:426-32. 2011..Results point to the perceived quality of parental protection as likely to modulate the activity of the stress response system among BPD patients...
- Dissociation and the parent-infant dialogue: a longitudinal perspective from attachment researchKarlen Lyons-Ruth
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School at the Cambridge Hospital, MA 02139, USA
J Am Psychoanal Assoc 51:883-911. 2003....
- Borderline symptoms and suicidality/self-injury in late adolescence: prospectively observed relationship correlates in infancy and childhoodKarlen Lyons-Ruth
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Hospital, 1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Psychiatry Res 206:273-81. 2013..Borderline symptoms and suicidality/self-injury may be preceded developmentally by disturbed interactions as early as 18 months of age. A parent-child transactional model is proposed to account for the findings...
- Methodological challenges in identifying parenting behaviors as potential targets for intervention: commentary on Stepp et al. (2011)Karlen Lyons-Ruth
Harvard Medical School, USA
Personal Disord 3:95-7; discussion 104-6. 2012..This was a comprehensive and thoughtful review. This commentary elaborate on three issues brought to the fore by the current paper...
- Association between dopaminergic polymorphisms and borderline personality traits among at-risk young adults and psychiatric inpatientsZsofia Nemoda
Institute of Medical Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Pathobiochemistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
Behav Brain Funct 6:4. 2010..However, the efficacy of dopamine D2 receptor (DRD2) blocking antipsychotic drugs in BPD treatment also suggests involvement of the dopamine system in the neurobiology of BPD...
- Serotonin transporter polymorphism and borderline or antisocial traits among low-income young adultsKarlen Lyons-Ruth
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
Psychiatr Genet 17:339-43. 2007..This study tested the hypothesis of an association between the short allele of the 5HTTLPR and borderline or antisocial traits in young adulthood...
- A controlled study of Hostile-Helpless states of mind among borderline and dysthymic womenKarlen Lyons-Ruth
Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
Attach Hum Dev 9:1-16. 2007..These findings offer fresh insights into the nature of BPD and extend previous evidence concerning affected individuals' patterns of thinking and feeling about childhood attachment figures...
- From infant attachment disorganization to adult dissociation: relational adaptations or traumatic experiences?Karlen Lyons-Ruth
Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, 1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Psychiatr Clin North Am 29:63-86, viii. 2006
- Expanding the concept of unresolved mental states: hostile/helpless states of mind on the Adult Attachment Interview are associated with disrupted mother-infant communication and infant disorganizationKarlen Lyons-Ruth
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School at Cambridge Hospital, 1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Dev Psychopathol 17:1-23. 2005....
- Dose-response effect of mother-infant clinical home visiting on aggressive behavior problems in kindergartenKarlen Lyons-Ruth
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School at the Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:699-707. 2004..The objective of this follow-up study was to assess the long-term effects of clinical infant home-visiting services on child outcomes at school entry...
- Childhood experiences of trauma and loss have different relations to maternal Unresolved and Hostile-Helpless states of mind on the AAIKarlen Lyons-Ruth
Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, 1493 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Attach Hum Dev 5:330-52; discussion 409-14. 2003..The results also suggest that a more complex etiologic model may be needed of the aspects of early experience that contribute to adult Unresolved states of mind on the AAI...
- Socially indiscriminate attachment behavior in the Strange Situation: convergent and discriminant validity in relation to caregiving risk, later behavior problems, and attachment insecurityKarlen Lyons-Ruth
Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Hospital, 1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Dev Psychopathol 21:355-72. 2009..Further validation is needed in relation to caregiver report measures of indiscriminate behavior...
- Maternal attitudinal inflexibility: longitudinal relations with mother-infant disrupted interaction and childhood hostile-aggressive behavior problemsSadia Najmi
Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Child Abuse Negl 33:924-32. 2009..In the current study, the goal was to measure the association between this maternal attitudinal inflexibility, early hostile or disrupted mother-infant interactions, and hostile-aggressive behavior problems in the child...
- Maternal depressive symptoms in infancy: unique contribution to children's depressive symptoms in childhood and adolescence?Jean Francois Bureau
Harvard Medical School, USA
Dev Psychopathol 21:519-37. 2009....
- BPD's interpersonal hypersensitivity phenotype: a gene-environment-developmental modelJohn G Gunderson
McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
J Pers Disord 22:22-41. 2008..Some implications from this gene-environment interactional theory for a better developmental understanding of BPD's etiology are discussed...
- Quality of attachment relationships and peer relationship dysfunction among late adolescents with and without anxiety disordersLaura E Brumariu
Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
J Anxiety Disord 27:116-24. 2013..The pattern of results suggests that pathological anxiety, in the context of other comorbidities, may be a marker for more pervasive levels of social impairment...
- Childhood adversity is associated with left basal ganglia dysfunction during reward anticipation in adulthoodDaniel G Dillon
Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
Biol Psychiatry 66:206-13. 2009..In animal models, early adversity is associated with dysfunction in basal ganglia regions involved in reward processing, but this relationship has not been established in humans...
- Role Confusion and Disorientation in Young Adult-Parent Interaction Among Individuals With Borderline SymptomatologyKarlen Lyons-Ruth
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
J Pers Disord 29:641-62. 2015..Neither form of disturbed interaction mediated the independent effect of childhood abuse on borderline symptoms. A parent-child transactional model is proposed to account for the findings. ..
- Parsing the construct of maternal insensitivity: distinct longitudinal pathways associated with early maternal withdrawalKarlen Lyons-Ruth
a Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Attach Hum Dev 15:562-82. 2013..Finally, we consider the implications for assessment of maternal behavior in high-risk samples and indicate directions for productive future work...
- Attachment studies with borderline patients: a reviewHans R Agrawal
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, USA
Harv Rev Psychiatry 12:94-104. 2004..This review concludes that these types of insecure attachment may represent phenotypic markers of vulnerability to BPD, suggesting several directions for future research...
- Cortisol response to interpersonal stress in young adults with borderline personality disorder: a pilot studyMarc Walter
Department of Psychiatry, University of Basel, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, CH 4025 Basel, Switzerland
Eur Psychiatry 23:201-4. 2008..BPD subjects showed a delayed cortisol response after psychosocial stress...
- The foundational level of psychodynamic meaning: implicit process in relation to conflict, defense and the dynamic unconsciousNadia Bruschweiler-Stern
Int J Psychoanal 88:843-60. 2007..As such, the level of relational action is the foundation for the grasping of the psychodynamics to which the analyst will respond implicitly and interpretively...
- Explicating the implicit: the local level and the microprocess of change in the analytic situationNadia Bruschweiler-Stern
Int J Psychoanal 83:1051-62. 2002..Its central element involves a step-by-step process of 'fitting together', which leads to changes in implicit knowing through alteration of emotional procedures...
- Psychopathology and Controlling Behavior in Adolescents.Karlen Lyons Ruth; Fiscal Year: 2004....