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Use of the term "borderline patient" by Swedish psychiatrists.

Abstract:

Four hundred and sixty seven Swedish psychiatrists (response rate = 52.5%) returned a questionnaire on their understanding of the term "borderline patient". Virtually all had heard of it and 75.2% regularly used it as a diagnosis. Its use was positively associated with female sex, psychotherapy interest and training. 38.8% of the respondents aligned themselves with a predominantly constitutional, and 57.8% with a psychodynamic, understanding of the term. This difference was strongly associate...

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Journal:
The International journal of social psychiatry
Volume:
32
Issue:
4
Pages:
32-39
Publication date:
1986
EISSN:
1741-2854
ISSN:
0020-7640
URN:
uuid:ac018858-df73-4d12-bfe9-6e7ea6a19daa
Source identifiers:
176850
Local pid:
pubs:176850

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