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Management of personality disorders in acute in-patient settings. Part 1: Borderline personality disorders

  • Leonard Fagin
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General principles of management of patients with personality disorders admitted in crises to the in-patient unit are discussed. The role of the acute ward in the overall plan of care, the clinical thresholds to consider in deciding whether admission is appropriate and the main elements of the in-patient care plan are outlined. The management of patients with borderline personality disorder, who constitute the majority of such admissions, is discussed in detail.

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Management of personality disorders in acute in-patient settings. Part 1: Borderline personality disorders

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