This study summarizes current literature for the effect of borderline personality disorder on the treatment response and management of patients affected by major depressive disorder.
Researchers conducted 10 years of follow-ups with adults with personality disorders who participated in the Collaborative Longitudinal Study of Personality Disorders to examine which factors were associated with reported suicide attempts.
Polygenic risk scores predict the progression from unipolar depression to bipolar or psychiatric disorders.
Psychosis and BPD have previously been linked to persistent nightmares in childhood, and these findings highlight the importance of confronting sleep disturbances at young ages.
Over half of the sample attained opioids through their own prescription, and 47.2% of patients with co-occurring sedative use disorder attained sedatives by prescription.
Notably, the lifetime prevalence of suicide attempts was over 90% in patients with comorbid BD and BPD.
In the general population, personality traits may predict the composition and diversity of the gut microbiome, a study in the Human Microbiome Journal suggests.
Borderline personality traits, depression associated with extent of midlife cardiometabolic risk.
Intensive residential treatment was found to be effective in reducing the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder, although different response trajectories were observed.
Insomnia may be associated with increased suicide risk in patients with borderline personality disorder.