Borderline personality and psychotropic medication prescription in an outpatient psychiatry clinic.

@article{Sansone2003BorderlinePA,
  title={Borderline personality and psychotropic medication prescription in an outpatient psychiatry clinic.},
  author={Randy A. Sansone and Dorota Rytwinski and George A Gaither},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={44 6},
  pages={454-8}
}
Borderline personality is a complex disorder and pharmacological intervention is typically focused on target symptoms. Previous studies indicate that patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) are prescribed a greater number of psychotropic medications than those without BPD. However, these studies were self-report in design and/or preceded the use of newer psychotropic medications such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). In this study, we explored among 280 psychiatric… CONTINUE READING
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