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Wyman, B. Fertuck, E.A. Stanley, B. (2009). Borderline Personality Disorder Features and Anxiety are Associated with Enhanced “Reading the Mind in the Eyes” in Nonclinical Adults. J. Amer. Psychoanal. Assn., 57(5):1179-1184.
   

(2009). Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 57(5):1179-1184

Borderline Personality Disorder Features and Anxiety are Associated with Enhanced “Reading the Mind in the Eyes” in Nonclinical Adults

Bertram Wyman, Eric A. Fertuck and Barbara Stanley

Emotion recognition, the ability to interpret and understand the emotions and mental states of others, is an important aspect of psychological and social functioning. Several mental disorders, including depression and schizophrenia, have been associated with impairment in facial emotion recognition, a facet of emotion recognition. There is little consensus regarding the facial emotion recognition capacity of individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD), a complex disorder characterized by such behaviors as turbulent mood swings, unstable interpersonal relationships, impulsivity, and self-injurious behavior. While some research has found that individuals with BPD perform better than healthy controls on facial emotion recognition measures (Lynch et al. 2006; Wagner and Linehan 1999), other studies indicate that they perform worse (Bland et al. 2004; Levine, Marziali, and Hood 1997).

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