Attitudes of registered psychiatric nurses towards patients diagnosed with borderline personality disorder

@article{Deans2006AttitudesOR,
  title={Attitudes of registered psychiatric nurses towards patients diagnosed with borderline personality disorder},
  author={Cecil Deans and Elizabeth Meocevic},
  journal={Contemporary Nurse},
  year={2006},
  volume={21},
  pages={43 - 49}
}
Abstract Caring for patients with a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) has been identified as a problem area for mental health professionals with some studies suggesting that a diagnosis of BPD will influence the level and quality of interaction staff have with patients. It is inherent to psychiatric nursing that practitioners are able to establish rapport, develop trust and demonstrate empathy with consumers of mental health services. Despite the importance of this issue for… 
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