Raissa Franssens
Ghent University
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Publications 4
#1Salome Vanwoerden (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 11
#1Salome Vanwoerden (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 3
Last. Barbara De Clercq (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 30
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The DSM-5 alternative model for the diagnosis of personality disorders (AMPD) states that self- and interpersonal (Criterion A) dysfunction is necessary to diagnose a personality disorder, qualified by maladaptive personality trait profiles (Criterion B). This study tested whether childhood maladaptive personality traits predict interpersonal dysfunction during adolescence, which further predicts lower self-functioning in young adulthood. A mixed clinical-community sample of 157 10-year-olds par...
#1Raissa Franssens (UGent: Ghent University)
#2Loes Abrahams (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 3
Last. Barbara De Clercq (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 30
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The etiology of borderline personality pathology has consistently been framed as an interactional process between child vulnerability (i.e. emotional sensitivity and reactivity; Linehan, 1993) and invalidating parenting strategies, which evolves into increased emotion dysregulation and disinhibited behavior of the child and in turn activates more parental invalidation. Despite the strong theoretical base in support of these high-risk parent-child transactions, invalidating parenting behaviors ha...
Children with a constellation of dark traits may be particularly challenging to parents because these traits are associated with an increased chance for parents to lose a supportive attitude in dealing with the child's difficultness and to turn instead toward punishing strategies. The present study looks with more detail into the construct of parental punishment and examines differences and similarities in the effects of physical (harsh) versus nonphysical (corrective) discipline on the developm...