Borderline personality disorder.

  title={Borderline personality disorder.},
  author={F Leichsenring and Eric Leibing and Johannes Kruse and Antonia S. New and Frank Leweke},
  volume={377 9759},
Recent research findings have contributed to an improved understanding and treatment of borderline personality disorder. This disorder is characterised by severe functional impairments, a high risk of suicide, a negative effect on the course of depressive disorders, extensive use of treatment, and high costs to society. The course of this disorder is less stable than expected for personality disorders. The causes are not yet clear, but genetic factors and adverse life events seem to interact to… CONTINUE READING