Dopamine Dysfunction in Borderline Personality Disorder: A Hypothesis

  title={Dopamine Dysfunction in Borderline Personality Disorder: A Hypothesis},
  author={Robert O. Friedel},
Research on the biological basis of borderline personality disorder (BPD) has focused primarily on the serotonin model of impulsive aggression. However, there is evidence that dopamine (DA) dysfunction may also be associated with BPD. Pertinent research and review articles, identified by Medline searches of relevant topics, books, references from bibliographies, and conference proceedings from 1975 to 2003, were reviewed. Evidence of DA dysfunction in BPD derives from the efficacy of… CONTINUE READING
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