Saturday, January 19, 2008

Suicidality in Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

It's possible BPD does not exist, or is a mild form of antisocial personality disorder. It involves a lot of substance abuse. It has a hard outcome of 10% rate of suicide.

This article reviews the association with suicide. It makes the point that repeated hospitalizations may encourage more suicidal gestures, and increase them.

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