A behavioral comparison of female adolescent inpatients with and without borderline personality disorder.

@article{Faulkner1999ABC,
  title={A behavioral comparison of female adolescent inpatients with and without borderline personality disorder.},
  author={Catherine Faulkner and W Lex Grapentine and Grace Francis},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={1999},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={429-33}
}
Patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) are thought to have problematic hospitalizations. This study seeks to examine this phenomenon in adolescence by documenting the specific problem behaviors exhibited by patients, and the staff interventions in response to these behaviors in patients with and without BPD. Data were collected from the charts of 81 hospitalized adolescent girls regarding restraints, seclusions, incidents of self-abuse and aggression, incidents of signing the… CONTINUE READING