[Psychopathology and treatment of borderline personality disorder].

Abstract

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a severe psychiatric disorder accounting for about 30% of the total cost for psychiatric inpatient care in the Federal Republic of Germany. Suicidality, self-harm, and severe deterioration of self-esteem lead to chronic suffering for patients and the social environment. With a prevalence rate of 1.5%, BPD is more… (More)

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