Self-ratings of anger and hostility in borderline personality disorder.

  title={Self-ratings of anger and hostility in borderline personality disorder.},
  author={Douglas L. Gardner and Ellen Leibenluft and Kathleen M O'Leary and R W Cowdry},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  volume={179 3},
Forty-six patients with borderline personality disorder with and without major depression and 27 normal volunteers completed the Buss-Durkee Hostility Inventory, a self-rating scale of anger and hostility. The patients with borderline personality had significantly higher scores than the normal volunteers. The scores of the patients with borderline personality disorders were not related to gender, treatment or research setting, the degree of acute distress, or the presence of major depression… CONTINUE READING