Neurobehavioral study of borderline personality disorder.

  title={Neurobehavioral study of borderline personality disorder.},
  author={Robert van Reekum and Clare Conway and David A. Gansler and Ronald F White and David L. Bachman},
  journal={Journal of psychiatry & neuroscience : JPN},
  volume={18 3},
The existence of an "organic" subgroup of borderline personality disorder (BPD) has been postulated. This report is of a case-controlled, chart-review study of BPD. The control sample consisted of patients with a variety of psychiatric diagnoses. The study found that 81% of the patients with BPD and 22% of the control patients had a history of brain injury, either developmental (44%), acquired (58%) or both. Furthermore, there was a positive correlation between the summed number of… CONTINUE READING

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