Borderline disorders in children and adolescents: the concept, the diagnosis, and the controversies.

@article{Bleiberg1994BorderlineDI,
  title={Borderline disorders in children and adolescents: the concept, the diagnosis, and the controversies.},
  author={Efrain Bleiberg},
  journal={Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic},
  year={1994},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={169-96}
}
The concept of borderline disorders in children and adolescents remains controversial. After reviewing the development of the "borderline" diagnosis, the author discusses the concept of personality disorders in children and clinical features of borderline personality disorder. He also highlights current ideas on the etiology of the disorder, including psychodynamic, developmental, and biological theories, family factors such as the effects of early loss or separation from parents, and physical… CONTINUE READING

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