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The borderline diagnosis I: psychopathology, comorbidity, and personaltity structure
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a complex and serious mental disorder associated with severe functional impairment, substantial treatment utilization, and a high rate of mortality byExpand
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Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS) for outpatients with borderline personality disorder: a randomized controlled trial and 1-year follow-up.
OBJECTIVE Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS) is a 20-week manual-based group treatment program for outpatients with borderline personality disorder thatExpand
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The cooccurrence of DSM-III-R personality disorders.
The distinction between personality disorder diagnoses is often unclear because of the frequent cooccurrence of one or more of the diagnoses. To date, studies using sample sizes large enough toExpand
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Clinical correlates of self-mutilation among psychiatric inpatients.
  • D. Langbehn, B. Pfohl
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annals of clinical psychiatry : official journal…
  • 1 March 1993
The charts of 660 consecutive admissions to a university psychiatric hospital were examined. After excluding those with mental retardation, 32 patients who had mutilated themselves and 88 patientsExpand
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Suicidal behavior in borderline personality disorder: prevalence, risk factors, prediction, and prevention.
Suicidal behavior is frequent in patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD); at least three-quarters of these patients attempt suicide and approximately 10% eventually complete suicide.Expand
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The Iowa Personality Disorder Screen: development and preliminary validation of a brief screening interview.
The length and expense of comprehensive personality disorder interviews makes them unwieldy for routine use. A brief but sensitive screen could eliminate administration of longer instruments in manyExpand
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Reliability and validity of the Borderline Evaluation of Severity Over Time (BEST): a self-rated scale to measure severity and change in persons with borderline personality disorder.
A new self-rated scale to measure severity and change in persons with borderline personality disorder (BPD) is described. The Borderline Evaluation of Severity Over Time (BEST) was developed to rateExpand
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Attitudes toward borderline personality disorder: a survey of 706 mental health clinicians.
OBJECTIVE We sought to determine attitudes toward patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) among mental health clinicians at nine academic centers in the United States. METHODS AExpand
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Relationship of sex to symptom severity, psychiatric comorbidity, and health care utilization in 163 subjects with borderline personality disorder.
OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to compare symptom severity, frequency, and pattern of psychiatric comorbidity, quality of life, and health care utilization in men and women with borderlineExpand
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A structured interview for the DSM-III personality disorders. A preliminary report.
With few exceptions, published studies fail to indicate that the DSM-III personality disorders can be distinguished from each other with respect to etiology, prognosis, treatment response, or familyExpand
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