Early sea changes in borderline personality disorder

  title={Early sea changes in borderline personality disorder},
  author={Robert O. Friedel},
  journal={Current Psychiatry Reports},
  • R. O. Friedel
  • Published 1 February 1996
  • Psychology
  • Current Psychiatry Reports
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