Bulletin of the Psychoanalytic Research Society, Volume I, Number 1, Spring, 1992

Research Notes: The Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Borderline Conditions

Bibliography of Clinically-relevant Research

In each issue, a brief bibliography of recent published research will be included on topics of relevance to psychoanalytic research and practitioners. For this issue, we list research relating to the theory, etiology, assessment and treatment of the narcissistic personality disorder and borderline conditions.

Arnow, D., & Harrison, R. H. (1991). Affect in early memories of borderline patients. Journal of Personality Assessment. 56, 75-83.

Bell, M. B., Billington, R., Cicchetti, D., & Gibbons, J. (1989). Do object relations deficits distinguish BPD from other diagnostic groups? Journal of Clinical Psychology. 44, 511-516.

Berg, J. L. (1990). Differentiating ego functions of borderline and narcissistic personalities. Journal of Personality Assessment, 55, 537-548.

Blatt, S. J., Ford, R.U., Berman, W., Cook, B., et al. (1988). The assessment of change during the intensive treatment of borderline and schizophrenic young adults. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 5, 127-158.

Classman, M. (1988). Kernberg and Kohut: A test of competing psychoanalytic models of narcissism. Journal of the American Psvchoanalytic Association, 36, 597-625.

Glassman, M. (1988). Intrapsychic conflict versus developmental deficit: A causal modeling approach to examining psychoanalytic theories of narcissism. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 5, 23-46.

Greene, L. R. (1990). Relationships among semantic differential change measures of splitting, self fragmentation and object relations in borderline psychopathology. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 63, 21-32.

Greene, L. R., Rosenkrantz, J., & Muth, D.Y. (1986). Borderline defenses and countertransference: Research findings and implications. Psychiatry, 49, 253-264.

Gunderson, J. G., Ronningstam, E., & Bodkin, A. (1990). The diagnostic interview for narcissistic patients. Archives of General Psychiatry, 47, 676-680.

Leichsenring, F. (1991). Primary process thinking, primitive defense operations and object relationships in borderline and neurotic patients. Psychopathology, 24, 39-44.

Lewis, S., & Harder, D.W. (1990). A new improved assessment technique for DSM-III-R Borderline Personality Disorder? Paper presented at the 98th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, August, 1990.

Mendelsohn, E., & Silverman, L.H. (1987). The empirical study of controversial issues in psychoanalysis: Investigating different proposals for treating narcissistic pathology. In Stern, R. (ed.) Theories of the Unconscious and Theories of the Self, Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press, pp. 237-260.

Nigg, J. T., Lohr, N. E., Westen, D., Gold, L. J., & Silk, K. R. (1992). Malevolent object representations in borderline personality disorder and major depression. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 101, 61-67.

Nigg, J. T., Silk, K. R., Westen, D., Lohr, N. E., Gold, L. J., Goodrich, S., & Ogata, S. (1991). Object representation in the early memories of sexually abused borderline patients. American Journal of Psychiatry 148, 864-869.

Patrick, J. (1990). Assessment of narcissistic psychopathology in the clergy. Pastoral Psychology, 38, 173-180.

Ronningstam, E., & Gunderson, J. G. (1990). Identifying criteria for narcissistic personality disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry, 47, 918-922.

Shulman, Dennis G., & Ferguson, G.R. (1988). An experimental investigation of Kernberg's and Kohut's theories of narcissism. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 44, 445-451.

Shulman, D. G., & Ferguson, G.R. (1988). Two methods of assessing narcissism: Comparison of the Narcissism-Projective and the Narcissistic Personality Inventory. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 44, 857-866.

Shulman, D. G., McCarthy, E.C., & Ferguson, G.R. (1988). The projective assessment of narcissism: Development, reliability and validity of the N-P. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 5, 285-297.

Stuart, J., Westen, D., Lohr, N. E., Silk, K. R., Becker, S., Vorus, N., & Benjamin, J. (1990). Object relations in borderlines, depressives, and normals: Analysis of Rorschach human responses. Journal of Personality Assessment, 55, 296-318.

Vangelisti, A. L., Knapp, M. L., & Daly, J. A. (1990). Conversational narcissism. Communications Monographs, 57, 251-274.

Watson, P. J., & Morris, R., J. (1990). Irrational beliefs and the problem of narcissism. Personality & Individual Differences, 11, 1137-1140.

Westen, D. (1990). Towards a revised theory of borderline object relations: Contributions of empirical research. International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 71, 661-693.

Westen, D., Lohr, N., Silk, K.R., Gold, L., & Kerber, K. (1990). Object relations and social cognition in borderlines, major depressives, and normals: A TAT analysis. Psychological Assessment, 2, 355-364.

Westen, D., Ludoph, P., Lemer, H., Ruffins, S., & Wiss, F. C. (1990). Object relations in borderline adolescents. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 29, 338-348.

Wink, P., & Gough, H.G. (1990). New narcissism scales for the California Psychological Inventory and MMPI. Journal of Personality Assessment, 54, 446-462.

Wink, P. (1991). Two faces of narcissism. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 61, 590-597.

Wright, F., O'Leary, J., & Balkin, J. (1989). Shame, guilt, narcissism and depression: Correlates and sex differences. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 5, 217-230.

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