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This section is edited by Ruth Lanius.

"The PTSD section hopes to embrace the complex adaptations to psychological trauma in brain, mind, and body. This section will not only welcome submissions focusing on psychological and biological factors associated with trauma-related disorders but also hopes to attract well designed studies examining new, adjunctive treatment strategies. Furthermore, articles incorporating the role of attachment in the development of trauma-related psychopathology will be a focus of this section. Innovative theoretical papers designed to expand our current perspectives of the effects of psychological trauma are also encouraged."

An archive of articles previously published in this field can be found here.

  1. Content type: Research article

    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) related to childhood sexual abuse (CSA) is often associated with a wide range of trauma-related aversive emotions such as fear, disgust, sadness, shame, guilt, and anger. I...

    Authors: Nora Görg, Kathlen Priebe, Jan R. Böhnke, Regina Steil, Anne S. Dyer and Nikolaus Kleindienst

    Citation: Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation 2017 4:15

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  2. Content type: Research article

    This study focused on the predictors of therapy dropout in a naturalistic sample of patients with borderline pathology receiving dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) in an inpatient setting. We assumed that the ...

    Authors: Carolin Steuwe, Michaela Berg, Martin Driessen and Thomas Beblo

    Citation: Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation 2017 4:14

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The role of mental illness in violent crime is elusive, and there are harmful stereotypes that mentally ill people are frequently violent criminals. Studies find greater psychopathology among violent offenders...

    Authors: Aliya R. Webermann and Bethany L. Brand

    Citation: Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation 2017 4:2

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