oaioai:invenio.nusl.cz:325992

Executive functions of individuals with boderline personality disorder

Abstract

The primary topic of this work is to describe the executive functions profile of people diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. Neuropsychological methods of measurement are used such as the Rey-Osterreith Complex Figure Test and also the self-made scale for self-judgement, which investigates the daily activities of people diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. The aim of this work is to describe the main terms of Borderline Personality Disorder and the executive functions system, as viewed by current Czech and foreign literature, and also current international research. Within Borderline Personality Disorder we are interested in the diagnostic criterion of DSM-IV and ICD-10. We are also interested in its etiology. There are huge efforts to show the destructive consequences this diagnosis can have for the individual in their daily life activities. The term 'executive functions system' is here explained through the difficult definitions which vary from author to author. This work strives to explain the origin of the executive functions system, where the functions are placed and what their function is. It also focuses on the relation between executive functions system and Borderline Personality Disorder. The results of the Rey-Osterreith Complex Figure Test are compared with the..

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