Suicide in borderline personality disorder: A meta-analysis

  title={Suicide in borderline personality disorder: A meta-analysis},
  author={M. Pompili and P. Girardi and A. Ruberto and R. Tatarelli},
  journal={Nordic Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={319 - 324}
  • M. Pompili, P. Girardi, +1 author R. Tatarelli
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Nordic Journal of Psychiatry
  • Suicide is the major cause of death among patients with borderline personality disorder; however, the literature on completed suicides in such disorder is inconclusive, as suicide rates vary greatly among cohorts of patients. We searched MedLine, Excerpta Medica and PsycLit from 1980 to 2005 to identify papers dealing with suicide in borderline personality disorder. We also searched the World Health Statistics Annual to ascertain the suicide rate in the age groups for specific years and country… CONTINUE READING
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