Borderline Personality Disorder
Borderline personality disorder symptoms, self-harm, and suicide were effectively reduced by psychotherapy treatment.
Many clinicians are apprehensive about the risk associated with symptoms of BPD, such as self-harm and suicidal behavior.
In an experiment, researchers found that clinicians assumed behaviors that were not present in diagnosing a patient.
Less than 20% of people with an alcohol-related disorder ever get treatment.
Many clinicians believe that BPD patients are often treatment resistant and overly demanding.
Dialectical behavior therapy reduced suicide attempts in women with borderline personality disorder.
Pharmacotherapy, usually with antipsychotic drugs, is commonly used to treat borderline personality
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