Borderline personality disorder

  title={Borderline personality disorder},
  author={John G. Gunderson and Sabine C. Herpertz and Andrew E. Skodol and Svenn Torgersen and Mary C. Zanarini},
  journal={Nature Reviews Disease Primers},
Caretakers are often intimidated or alienated by patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD), compounding the clinical challenges posed by the severe morbidity, high social costs and substantial prevalence of this disorder in many health-care settings. BPD is found in ∼1.7% of the general population but in 15–28% of patients in psychiatric clinics or hospitals and in a large proportion of individuals seeking help for psychological problems in general health facilities. BPD is… 
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  • A. Chapman
  • Psychology
    Development and Psychopathology
  • 2019
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