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Borderline personality disorder in male and female offenders newly committed to prison.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Comprehensive Psychiatry
0010-440X
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
48
Issue
5
Pages
400–405
Identifiers
PMID: 17707246
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Borderline personality disorder is relatively common among both male and female offenders in prison, and is associated with substantial psychologic stress and impaired quality of life. Early recognition and treatment of BPD in prisons may be warranted.

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