Phenomenology, differential diagnosis, and comorbidity of the impulsive-compulsive spectrum of disorders. Borderline personality disorder: impulsive and compulsive features. Assessment of the impulsive-compulsive spectrum of behavior by the seven-factor model of temperament and character. Cognitive science models of compulsivity and impulsivity. Biology and pharmacological treatment of impulse-control disorders. Psychobiology and psychopharmacology of compulsive spectrum disorders. Antianxiety function of impulsivity and compulsivity. Defense mechanisms in impulsive versus obsessive-compulsive disorders. Psychotherapy with impulsive and compulsive patients. Relationship between impulsivity and compulsivity: a synthesis. Index.
American Psychiatric Publishing