Borderline personality disorder in clinical practice.

  title={Borderline personality disorder in clinical practice.},
  author={Carolyn Zittel Conklin and Drew Westen},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={162 5},
OBJECTIVE Most studies of borderline personality disorder have drawn patients from among hospital inpatients or outpatients. The aims of this study were to examine the nature of borderline personality disorder patients in everyday clinical practice and to use data from a sample of borderline personality disorder patients seen in the community to refine the borderline construct. METHOD A random national sample of 117 experienced psychiatrists and psychologists from the membership registers of… CONTINUE READING

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