Journal articles

The latest journal articles from the Centre for Personality Disorder and Complex Trauma Research.

Research-Books

2023

Seal, E., Flore, J., Kokanović, R., Borovic, T., Duff, C., Thomas S. D. M., Rao, S., Chanen, A. (2023). The emotional labour of peer work: Encountering stigma in mental healthcare spaces [Manuscript submitted for publication].

Heidari, P., Broadbear, J. H., Brown, R., Dharwadkar, N. P., & Rao, S. (2023). Mental health support for and telehealth use by Australians living with borderline personality disorder during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic: A national study. Digital Health, 9. https://doi.org/10.1177/20552076231169824

Cheney, L., Dudas, R. B., Traynor, J. M., Beatson, J. A., Rao, S., & Choi-Kain, L. W. (2023). Co-occurring autism spectrum and borderline personality disorder: An emerging clinical challenge seeking informed interventions. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 31(2), 83-91. https://doi.org/10.1097/HRP.0000000000000361

Zou, M., Broadbear, J. H., & Rao, S. (2023). Exploring the utility of neurostimulation therapies in the treatment of borderline personality disorder: A systematic literature review. The Journal of ECT, 1090-1097. https://doi.org/10.1097/YCT.0000000000000916

Jo, R., Broadbear, J. H., Hope, J., & Rao, S. (2023). Late manifestation of borderline personality disorder: Characterization of an under‐recognized phenomenon. Personality and Mental Health, 17(2), 165-175. https://doi.org/10.1002/pmh.1571

Nolan, J., Mildred, H., Broadbear, J. H., Knight, T., & Rao, S. (2023). Are there underlying differences between sexually diverse and non-sexually diverse people diagnosed with borderline personality disorder? Psychology & Sexuality, 14(2), 371-382. https://doi.org/10.1080/19419899.2022.2137057

2022

Broadbear, J. H., Rotella, J. A., Lorenze, D., & Rao, S. (2022). Emergency department utilisation by patients with a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder: An acute response to a chronic disorder. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 34(5), 731-737. https://doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13970

Broadbear, J. H., Beatson, J. A., Moss, F., Jayaram, H., George, K., Planinic, A., Rodrigo, K., & Rao, S. (2022). Development and preliminary evaluation of a rapid screening tool for detecting borderline personality disorder in people aged over 60 Years. Clinical Gerontologist, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1080/07317115.2022.2123727

Merrett, Z., Castle, D. J., Thomas, N., Toh, W. L., Beatson, J., Broadbear, J., Rao, S., & Rossell, S. L. (2022). Comparison of the phenomenology of hallucination and delusion characteristics in people diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and schizophrenia. Journal of Personality Disorders, 36(4), 413-430. https://doi.org/10.1521/pedi.2022.36.4.413

Cheney, L., Broadbear, J. H., & Rao, S. (2022). Disjunction in the subjective and objective measurement of co-occurring depression in borderline personality disorder: Implications for diagnosis. Australasian Psychiatry, 30(4), 481-485. https://doi.org/10.1177/10398562211065296

Brown, R., Heidari, P., Taylor, K., Veltkamp, J., Broadbear, J. H., & Rao, S. (2022). Assessment of peer-conceptualised, written and led single-session group interventions for carers supporting a person with borderline personality disorder. Advances in Mental Health, 20(2), 134-145. https://doi.org/10.1080/18387357.2021.2020139

Heidari, P., Broadbear, J. H., Cheney, L., Dharwadkar, N. P., & Rao, S. (2022). The impact of COVID-19 lockdown on the well-being of clients of a specialist personality disorder service. Australasian Psychiatry, 30(2), 235-238. https://doi.org/10.1177/10398562211057078

Heidari, P., Broadbear, J., Cheney, L., Dharwadkar, N. P., & Rao, S. (2022). The impact of COVID-19 lockdown on the well-being of mental healthcare providers working in a specialist clinic for personality disorder. Australian Psychologist, 57(1), 21-27. https://doi.org/10.1080/00050067.2021.1990735

2021

Nithianandan, M., Heidari, P., Broadbear, J., & Rao, S. (2021). Confidence of psychiatry trainees in meeting the needs of borderline personality disorder in comparison with schizophrenia. Australasian Psychiatry, 29(6), 690-694. https://doi.org/10.1177/1039856221992650

Broadbear, J. H., Heidari, P., Dharwadkar, N. P., Cheney, L., & Rao, S. (2021). Telehealth psychotherapy for severe personality disorder during COVID-19: Experience of Australian clinicians. Global Journal of Health Science, 13(12), 61. https://doi.org/10.5539/gjhs.v13n12p61

Gec, D., Broadbear, J. H., Bourton, D., & Rao, S. (2021). Ten-week Intensive Group Program (IGP) for borderline personality disorder: Making the case for more accessible and affordable psychotherapy. BMJ Mental Health, 24(1), e1. https://doi.org/10.1136/ebmental-2020-300195

Dharwadkar, N. P., Broadbear, J. H., Heidari, P., Cheney, L., & Rao, S. (2021). Psychotherapy via Telehealth during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Australia–Experience of Clients with a Diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder. Global Journal of Health Science, 14(1), 29-35. https://doi.org/10.5539/gjhs.v14n1p29

2020

Broadbear, J. H., Dwyer, J., Bugeja, L., & Rao, S. (2020). Coroners’ investigations of suicide in Australia: The hidden toll of borderline personality disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 129, 241-249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2020.07.007

Rao, S., Heidari, P., & Broadbear, J. H. (2020). Developments in diagnosis and treatment of people with borderline personality disorder. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 33(5), 441-446. https://doi.org/10.1097/yco.0000000000000625

Broadbear, J. H., & Rao, S., (2020). Designing a study to evaluate a clinical training program: Training clinicians to assess ongoing risk in people with borderline personality disorder. In Sage Research Methods Cases: Medicine and Health. SAGE Publications. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781529740882

2019

Donald, F., Lawrence, K. A., Broadbear, J. H., & Rao, S. (2019). An exploration of self-compassion and self-criticism in the context of personal recovery from borderline personality disorder. Australasian Psychiatry : Bulletin of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 27(1), 56–59. https://doi.org/10.1177/1039856218797418

Donald, F., Arunogiri, S., & Lubman, D. I. (2019). Substance use and borderline personality disorder: fostering hope in the face of complexity. Australasian Psychiatry : Bulletin of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 27(6), 569–572. https://doi.org/10.1177/1039856219875061

Palihawadana, V., Broadbear, J. H., & Rao, S. (2019). Reviewing the clinical significance of ‘fear of abandonment’ in borderline personality disorder. Australasian Psychiatry : Bulletin of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 27(1), 60–63. https://doi.org/10.1177/1039856218810154

Beatson, J. A., Broadbear, J. H., Duncan, C., Bourton, D., & Rao, S. (2019). Avoiding misdiagnosis when auditory verbal hallucinations are present in borderline personality disorder. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 207(12), 1048-1055. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000001073

Rao, S., & Broadbear, J. (2019). Borderline personality disorder and depressive disorder. Australasian Psychiatry : Bulletin of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 27(6), 573–577. https://doi.org/10.1177/1039856219878643

Rao, S. (2019). Borderline personality disorder–a misunderstood disorder. Sri Lanka J Psychiatry, 10, 1-3. https://doi.org/10.4038/sljpsyc.v10i2.8217

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2018

Elsner, D., Broadbear, J. H., & Rao, S. (2018). What is the clinical significance of chronic emptiness in borderline personality disorder? Australasian Psychiatry: Bulletin of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 26(1), 88–91. https://doi.org/10.1177/1039856217734674

2017

Grenyer, B. F., Ng, F. Y., Townsend, M. L., & Rao, S. (2017). Personality disorder: A mental health priority area. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 51(9), 872–875. https://doi.org/10.1177/0004867417717798

Rao, S., Broadbear, J. H., Thompson, K., Correia, A., Preston, M., Katz, P., & Trett, R. (2017). Evaluation of a novel risk assessment method for self-harm associated with Borderline Personality Disorder. Australasian Psychiatry: Bulletin of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 25(5), 460–465. https://doi.org/10.1177/1039856217707390

Donald, F., Duff, C., Lawrence, K., Broadbear, J., & Rao, S. (2017). Clinician perspectives on recovery and borderline personality disorder. The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education, and Practice, 12(3), 199–209. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMHTEP-09-2016-0044

Donald, F., Duff, C., Broadbear, J., Rao, S., & Lawrence, K. (2017). Consumer perspectives on personal recovery and borderline personality disorder. The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education, and Practice, 12(6), 350–359. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMHTEP-09-2016-0043

Beatson, J., Broadbear, J. H., Lubrnan, D. I., & Rao, S. (2017). Hallucinations in BPD: more prevalent than community sample study suggests? British Journal of Psychiatry, 211(4), 250–251. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjp.211.4.250b

2016

Beatson, J., Broadbear, J. H., Sivakumaran, H., George, K., Kotler, E., Moss, F., & Rao, S. (2016). Missed diagnosis: The emerging crisis of borderline personality disorder in older people. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 50(12), 1139–1145. https://doi.org/10.1177/0004867416640100

Broadbear, J. H., Nesci, J., Thomas, R., Thompson, K., Beatson, J., & Rao, S. (2016). Evaluation of changes in prescription medication use after a residential treatment programme for borderline personality disorder. Australasian Psychiatry: Bulletin of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 24(6), 583–588. https://doi.org/10.1177/1039856216654391

2015

Bosanac, P., Hamilton, B., Beatson, J., Trett, R., Rao, S., Mancuso, S., & Castle, D. (2015). Mentalization-based intervention to recurrent acute presentations and self-harm in a community mental health service setting. Australasian Psychiatry : Bulletin of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 23(3), 277–281. https://doi.org/10.1177/1039856215586148

Broadbear, J., & Rao, S. (2015). Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder Reduces the Need for Prescription Medication. European Psychiatry, 30, 1528–1528. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0924-9338(15)31181-0

2014

Beatson, J., & Rao, S. (2014). Psychotherapy for borderline personality disorder. Australasian Psychiatry : Bulletin of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 22(6), 529–532. https://doi.org/10.1177/1039856214555531

2013

Thompson, K., Mashhood, A., Nesci, J., & Rao, S. (2013). Where should the borders of psychiatry training be? The need for more emphasis on borderline personality disorder. Australasian Psychiatry : Bulletin of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 21(2), 183–184. https://doi.org/10.1177/1039856212469847

2012

Beatson, J. A., & Rao, S. (2012). Depression and borderline personality disorder. Medical Journal of Australia, 197(11–12), 620–621. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja12.11646

Morton, J., Snowdon, S., Gopold, M., & Guymer, E. (2012). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Group Treatment for Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder: A Public Sector Pilot Study. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 19(4), 527–544. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpra.2012.03.005

2011

Lubman, D. I., Hall, K., Pennay, A., & Rao, S. (2011). Managing Borderline Personality Disorder and Substance Use: An Integrated Approach. Australian Family Physician, 40(6), 376–381. https://www.racgp.org.au/getattachment/27ed2be7-e385-4f70-bd4e-23fff178bc02/Managing-borderline-personality-disorder-and-subst.aspx

2010

Hulbert, C., & Thomas, R. (2010). Predicting self-injury in BPD: An investigation of the experiential avoidance model. Journal of Personality Disorders, 24(5), 651–663. https://doi.org/10.1521/pedi.2010.24.5.651

2008

Giffin, J. (2008). Family Experience of Borderline Personality Disorder. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 29(3), 133–138. https://doi.org/10.1375/anft.29.3.133

2007

Hulbert, C., & Thomas, R. (2007). Public Sector Group Treatment for Severe Personality Disorder: A 12-month follow-up Study. Australasian Psychiatry : Bulletin of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 15(3), 226–231. https://doi.org/10.1080/10398560701317101