Treatment completion in psychotherapy for borderline personality disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Barnicot2011TreatmentCI,
  title={Treatment completion in psychotherapy for borderline personality disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Kirsten Barnicot and Christina Katsakou and Stamatina Marougka and Stefan Priebe},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2011},
  volume={123 5},
  pages={327-38}
}
OBJECTIVE Psychotherapy for borderline personality disorder (BPD) has been associated with problematically low treatment completion rates. METHOD PsycInfo and Medline were systematically searched to identify studies providing information on treatment completion in psychotherapy models that have been shown to be effective for BPD. A meta-analysis of treatment completion rates and a narrative analysis of factors predicting dropout were conducted. RESULTS Forty-one studies were included, with… CONTINUE READING