Kathrin Ritter

Kathrin Ritter
Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin | Charité · Department of Psychiatry

PhD

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Objectives: This study aimed at (a) comparing psychosocial functioning and life satisfaction in adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and nonclinical participants and (b) identifying areas of functioning that are most predictive for life satisfaction in individuals with ASD. Method: A total of 43 adults with ASD without intellectual impairm...
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Persönlichkeitsstörungen sind charakterisiert durch lang überdauernde Veränderungen in verschiedenen Funktionsbereichen, wie Störungen der Kognitionen (z. B. dysfunktionale Grundannahmen über sich selbst und die Umwelt sowie dysfunktionale Wahrnehmung), der Emotionen (gesteigertes oder vermindertes emotionales Erleben), der zwischenmenschlichen Int...
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Die Narzisstische Persönlichkeitsstörung (NPS) wird aufgrund der inkonsistenten Konzeptualisierung stark diskutiert. Ziel der Studie war es, NPS-Patienten zu untersuchen, um mit empirischen Daten die Validität und klinische Relevanz der NPS zu diskutieren. Es wurden zwei epidemiologische Studien durchgeführt. Studie 1 betrachtet die allgemeine psyc...
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Differentiating autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) without accompanying intellectual impairment from personality disorders is often challenging. Identifying personality traits and personality pathology specific to ASD might facilitate diagnostic procedure. We recruited a sample of 59 adults with ASD without accompanying intellectual impairment, 62 in...
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Personality disorders are characterized as temporally stable patterns of symptoms (APA, 2000). However, evidence on the stability of narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is generally lacking. This study tracked the prevalence and remission rates of individual criteria for NPD over the course of 2 years. In addition, the stability of dimensional...
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Shame has been described as a central emotion in narcissistic personality disorder (NPD). However, there is a dearth of empirical data on shame in NPD. Patients with NPD (N=28), non-clinical controls (N=34) and individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD, N=31) completed self-report measures of state shame, shame-proneness, and guilt-pron...
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Narzissmus ist ein vieldeutiger Begriff, der sowohl Facetten der Persönlichkeit gesunder Menschen als auch einer Persönlichkeitsstörung umfasst. Während es eine Vielzahl empirischer Studien zu Narzissmus als Persönlichkeitseigenschaft gesunder Menschen gibt, besteht ein deutlicher Mangel an Befunden zur narzisstischen Persönlichkeitsstörung (NPS)....
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Objective: This pilot study was a comparison of dimensional models assessing personality traits and personality pathology in a clinical sample of adults diagnosed with ADHD and adults diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD), and a nonclinical control sample of healthy adults. Method: Personality traits were assessed using the NEO-Pe...
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The Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI) has dominated research on narcissism in the field of social and personality psychology. Surprisingly, it is unclear whether the NPI is useful for identifying pathological narcissism in patients with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). The goal of this study was to close this research gap. We used an...
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Background and objectives: Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is characterized by reports of grandiosity including exaggerated illusions of superiority and entitlement (DSM-IV-TR, APA, 2000). Based on clinical theories (e.g., Kernberg, 1975), many researchers argue that high explicit self-esteem in narcissists masks underlying implicit vulner...
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The aim of the study was to investigate gender differences and similarities in patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) with respect to Axis I comorbidity, Axis II comorbidity, general psychopathology (Symptom Checklist 90-Revised), and dimensional personality traits (NEO-Personality-Inventory Revised [NEO-PI-R] and the Dimensional Asses...
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Disturbed relatedness is a core feature of borderline personality disorder (BPD), and impaired social cognition or deficits in "mentalization" are hypothesized to underlie this feature. To date, only weak empirical evidence argues for impairment in the recognition of emotions, thoughts, or intentions in BPD. Data from facial emotion recognition res...
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The study's objective was to empirically assess cognitive and emotional empathy in patients with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD). To date, "lack of empathy" is a core feature of NPD solely based on clinical observation. The study's method was that forty-seven patients with NPD, 53 healthy controls, and 27 clinical controls with borderline p...
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Hintergrund: Patienten mit einer Narzisstischen Persönlichkeitsstörung (NPS) begeben sich häufig nicht aufgrund ihrer NPS in psychiatrische oder psychotherapeutische Behandlung, sondern eher aufgrund komorbider Störungen oder einer erhöhten psychischen Belastung. Bisher gibt es keine aktuellen Daten zu den Komorbiditätsraten und zur allgemeinen psy...
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Patients with a narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) do not often consult a psychotherapist or psychiatrist because of their NPD, but rather, because of co-occurring psychiatric disorders, or higher general symptom stress. Until now there is no actual data about rates of co-occurrence disorders and general symptom stress. Which axis I and axis I...
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This review provides information about the current state of knowledge concerning narcissism. Viewing narcissism as a psychological construct, a dimension of personality and as a psychiatric disease, presenting of models about development and treatment of narcissistic tendencies or of narcissistic personality disorder (NPD). Statements about phenome...
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Anliegen Die vorliegende Arbeit gibt einen Überblick über den aktuellen Kenntnisstand zum Narzissmus. Methode Betrachtung des Narzissmus als psychologisches Konstrukt, Persönlichkeitsdimension und Persönlichkeitsstörung, Vorstellung von Modellen zur Entstehung und Therapie von narzisstischen Tendenzen bzw. der Narzisstischen Persönlichkeitsstörung...
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BACKGROUND: Life burdens and negative living conditions can cause or be the result of mental illness. They can pertain to selected or several areas in life and add to a global score of life burden. This can be measured by the "Differential Life Burden Scale, DLB-scale" which asks for 17 domains in life (e.g. partner, work, home) and for the feeling...
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The narcissistic personality disorder is the extreme form of the so-called narcissistic personality style, which is characterized by exaggerated self-importance coupled with an inordinate desire to be admired, ideas of grandiosity and a strong sense of entitlement, an absence of empathy and feelings of envy. In contact with others, the narcissist a...

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