Affective and impulsive personality disorder traits in the relatives of patients with borderline personality disorder.

@article{Silverman1991AffectiveAI,
  title={Affective and impulsive personality disorder traits in the relatives of patients with borderline personality disorder.},
  author={Jeremy M. Silverman and Lloyd Blackstone Pinkham and Thomas P. Horvath and Emil F. Coccaro and Harriet Klar and S Schear and Stevan Apter and Michael Davidson and RichardC. Mohs and Larry J. Siever},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1991},
  volume={148 10},
  pages={
          1378-85
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study tested the hypothesis that the risk for affective and impulsive personality disorder traits commonly found in patients with borderline personality disorder would be greater in the first-degree relatives of probands with borderline personality disorder than in two comparison groups. METHOD Blind family history interviews were conducted with family informants to assess the extent to which first-degree relatives of 29 probands with borderline personality disorder, 22… CONTINUE READING
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