The Neurobiology and Genetics of Borderline Personality Disorder

@inproceedings{New2004TheNA,
  title={The Neurobiology and Genetics of Borderline Personality Disorder},
  author={Antonia S. New and Larry J. Siever},
  year={2004}
}
The diagnosis of borderline personality disorder undoubtedly includes a heterogeneous group of disorders. In fact the diagnosis itself was developed without field trials for validation, and it is therefore not surprising that the agreement using different diagnostic tools is actually quite low (52%) (Kavoussi et al, 1990). Because of the lack of clarity in the phenomenology of the diagnosis, neurobiologic research has been more productive when focusing on tempermental dimensions of the… CONTINUE READING