Volume 5, Issue 2 (Spring 2017-- 2017)                   PCP 2017, 5(2): 99-106 | Back to browse issues page

XML Print

Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Akbari Dehaghi A, Tamannaeifar S, Asgharnejad Farid A. Autobiographical Memory and Interpersonal Problem Solving in Iranian Patients With Borderline Personality Disorder. PCP 2017; 5 (2) :99-106
URL: http://jpcp.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-370-en.html
1- Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2- Department of Clinical Psychology, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , sh-tamannaeifar@farabi.tums.ac.ir
3- Tehran Psychiatric Institute, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (4267 Views)

Objective: This cross-sectional study aimed to compare the retrieval of autobiographical memory and the problem solving of people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and normal people.
Methods: The study population comprised all patients with BPD in Tehran. The study sample consisted of 15 patients with BPD, who referred to Hazrat-e-Rasool Hospital and 15 control group people, who were mostly hospital staff. All participants were asked to complete a demographic questionnaire, means-ends problem solving task, and autobiographical memory test. Data were analyzed by t test and Pearson correlation test.
Results: Based on the results, patients with BPD provided less effective solutions (P<0.001) and had more overgeneral memory style in autobiographical memory in response to pleasant, neutral (P<0.05), and unpleasant (P<0.01) cues.
Conclusion: More strategies should be provided to retrieve specific memories and provide effective problem solving for patients with BPD.

Full-Text [PDF 554 kb]   (2121 Downloads) |   |   Full-Text (HTML)  (1407 Views)  
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychiatry
Received: 2016/11/14 | Accepted: 2017/02/10 | Published: 2017/04/1

Add your comments about this article : Your username or Email:

Rights and permissions
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Designed & Developed by : Yektaweb