NASSPD Second Annual Conference

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Saturday, April 5, 2014

7:00am‐7:40am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:40am‐8:00am
Mary C. Zanarini, EdD
President, NASSPD
Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical SchoolPerry Hoffman, PhD
President, NEABPD
Opening remarks
8:00am‐9:00am
Anthony Bateman, MD
Master Clinician
Consultant Psychiatrist, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS

Trust and Visiting Professor, University College London
“Mentalization‐based Treatment for Suicidal Impulses in Patients with BPD”

Childhood Adversity & BPD

9:00am‐9:20am
Kim Gratz, PhD
Associate Professor, University of Mississippi Medical Center
“Maternal Borderline Personality Pathology and Emotion Socialization: The Roles of Maternal Emotion Regulation and Infant Temperament”
9:20am‐9:40am
Maria Elena Ridolfi, MD
Fano Department of Mental Health
“Experiences of Childhood Malevolence Reported by Borderline Patients and Axis II Comparison Subjects”
9:40am‐10:00am
Maureen Zalewski, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Oregon
“Borderline Personality Disorder in the Context of the Parent‐Child Relationship: Addressing the Gap in Basic and Applied Research”
10:00am‐10:20am
Break

Psychotherapeutic Approaches I

10:20am‐10:40am
JoelParis, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, McGill University
“Treatment for BPD: Integrated and Relatively Brief”
10:40am‐11:00am
J.ChristopherPerry, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, McGill University
“The Rate of Improvement in Long‐Term Dynamic Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder”
11:00am‐11:20am
ShannonSauer‐Zavala, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, Boston University
“The Unified Protocol for the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder with Comorbid Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Preliminary Data”

Relationship with Mood Disorders

11:20am‐11:40pm
MarkZimmerman, MD
Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Brown University
“How has Bipolar Disorder Won the Public Relations Battle over Borderline Personality Disorder, and What can be Done About it?”
11:40pm‐12:00pm
Katherine Dixon‐Gordon, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Mississippi Medical Center
“Characterizing Emotional Dysfunction in Borderline Personality Disorder, Major Depression, and their Co‐occurrence”
12:00pm‐1:00pm
Lunch Break

Neurobiology I

1:00pm‐1:20pm
Antonia New, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
“Candidate Genes for Aggression and Attachment Difficulties in Personality Disorders”
1:20pm‐1:40pm
Joseph Beeney, MS
Doctoral Candidate, Pennsylvania State University
“An fMRI Study of Self and Other Processing in Borderline Personality Disorder”
1:40pm – 2:00pm
Eric Fertuck, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology, The City College and Graduate Center of CUNY
“The Neural Dynamics of Trust and Social Exclusion in Borderline Personality Disorder”

BPD Symptomatology

2:00pm‐2:15pm
Alexander Spradlin, BA
Doctoral Candidate, Washington State University
“Associations Between Borderline Personality Disorder Features and Empathy”
2:15pm‐2:30pm
Esen Karan, MSc
Doctoral Candidate, City University of New York
“Shame: The Missing Factor in Conceptualizing and Treating Borderline Personality Disorder. The 16‐Year Course of Shame and its Risk Factors in Borderline Patients”
2:30pm‐2:45pm
Michelle Wedig, PhD
Instructor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School
“Impulsive Actions Reported by Borderline Patients and Axis II Comparison Subjects: A 16‐Year Prospective Follow‐Up Study”
2:45pm‐3:00pm
Anthony C. Ruocco, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
“Assessment of Functional Limitations in Borderline Personality Disorder Using the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0”
3:00pm‐3:20pm
Break

Personality Trait Measurement I

3:20pm‐3:40pm
Robert Krueger, PhD
Hathaway Distinguished Professor & CSPR Area Director, University of Minnesota
“The Personality Inventory form DSM‐5: Recent Findings”
3:40pm‐4:00pm
Lee Anna Clark, PhD
William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Professor of Psychology, University of Notre Dame
“Interview‐rated DSM‐5‐III Alternative‐model Traits Reflect DSM‐IV/5, Section II Personality Disorder Diagnoses with High Fidelity”
4:00pm‐4:20pm
Michael Roche, MS
Doctoral Candidate, Pennsylvania State University
“Borderline and Narcissistic Pathology Predicts the Severity and Stability of DSM‐5 Section III Personality Dysfunction: A 14‐day Diary Approach”

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

4:20pm‐4:40pm
Elsa F. Ronningstam, PhD
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School
“Developmental Perspective on Narcissistic Personality Disorder”
4:40pm‐5:00pm
Igor Weinberg, PhD
Instructor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School
“Do’s and Don’ts in Treatment of NPD Patients”
5:00pm‐6:30pm
Cocktail Party
5:30pm‐6:30pm
Poster Session
6:30pm‐8:30pm
Banquet

 

Sunday, April 6, 2014

7:00am‐8:00am
Continental Breakfast
8:00am‐9:00am
Master Clinician Paul Links, MD
Chief of Psychiatry, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western Ontario University
“General/Good Psychiatric Management”

Adolescent BPD

9:00am‐9:20am
Stephanie Stepp, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
“Heightened Negative Emotional Reactivity as a Marker of Stress Sensitivity in the Development of Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms”
9:20am‐9:40am
Carla Sharp, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Houston
“Locating Adolescent BPD within the Internalizing‐Externalizing Spectrum”
9:40am‐10:00am
Lori Scott, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh
“Covariation of Shame and Anger‐Related Emotions in Adolescent Girls with Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms”
10:00am‐10:20am
Break

Personality Trait Measurement II

10:20am‐10:40am
JohnOldham, MD, MS
Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff, The Menninger Clinic & Professor and Executive Vice Chair of the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine
“The Alternative Model for Personality Disorders in DSM‐5”
10:40am‐11:00am
AidanG.C.Wright,PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh
“A Naturalistic Study of Daily Fluctuations in Personality Disorder Symptoms”

BPD Medication Approaches

11:00am‐11:20am
DonaldBlack, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
“A Double‐Blind Placebo Controlled Trial of Quetiapine XR in the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder”
11:20am‐11:40pm
Eduardo Martinho, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil/McLean Hospital
“PRN (As‐Needed) Psychotropic Medication Use in Borderline Patients and Other Personality‐Disordered Subjects Over 14 Years of Prospective Follow‐up”
11:40pm‐12:00pm
Kenneth Silk, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan
“Avoiding Polypharmacy in the Psychopharmacological Treatment of Patients with Personality Disorders”
12:00pm‐1:00pm
Lunch Break

Neurobiology II

1:00pm‐1:20pm
Harold Koenigsberg, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
“Affective Instability in Personality Disorder Patients is Inversely Correlated with Anterior Cingulate Activity during Habituation to Negative Stimuli”
1:20pm‐1:40pm
M. Mercedes Perez‐Rodriguez, MD, PhD
Fellow in Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
“Brain‐Derived Neurotrophic Factor and Amygdala Habituation in Borderline Personality Disorder”;
1:40pm – 2:00pm
Erin Hazlett, PhD
Research Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai & James J. Peters VA Medical Center
“Borderline Traits and Affective Startle Amplitude During Unpleasant Picture Processing Predict Severity of Suicidal Behavior”

Psychotherapeutic Approaches II

2:00pm‐2:20pm
Eric Plakun, MD
Director of Admissions and Professional Relations, Austen Riggs Center
“Three False Assumptions of Contemporary Psychiatry and the Price We Pay for Them”
2:20pm‐2:40pm
Marianne Goodman, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai & James J. Peters VA Medical Center
“Randomized Clinical Trial of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for High Risk Suicidal Veterans with and without Borderline Personality Disorder”
2:40pm‐3:00pm
Nancee Blum, MSW
Social Work Specialist & Adjunct Clinical Faculty, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
“Implementing STEPPS* in Correctional Settings (*Systems Training for Emotional Predictability & Problem Solving)”
3:00pm‐3:20pm
Break

Personality Trait Measurement III

3:20pm‐3:40pm
Leonard Simms, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology, Clinical Area Head & Director of Clinical Training, University of Iowa
“The CAT‐PD Project: Introducing an Integrative Model & Efficient Measure of Personality Disorder Traits”
3:40pm‐4:00pm
William Ellison, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Alpert Medical School of Brown University
“A Person‐Specific Approach to Modeling Ecological Momentary Assessment Data in Borderline Personality Disorder”

Psychotherapeutic Approaches III

4:00pm‐4:20pm
Valerie Porr, MAS
President, Treatment and Research Advancements National Association for Personality Disorder
“Collaborating for Change: The TARA Method: Improving Borderline Personality Disorder Functioning and Outcomes With Family and Consumer Psychoeducation”
4:20pm‐4:40pm
Theresa Morgan, PhD
Staff Psychologist, Rhode Island Hospital & Post‐Doctoral Fellow, Alpert Medical School of Brown University
“Rapid Effectiveness of an Acceptance and Mindfulness‐based Partial Hospital Program in Depressed Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder”
4:40pm‐5:00pm
Michel Mennesson, MD
Psychiatrist, Manson Youth Institute, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
“Split‐Second Decision Group: A Focused Group Intervention with Covert Curriculum for Incarcerated Young Violent Males with ASPD/CD”
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