Recognizing and treating uncommon behavioral and emotional disorders in children and adolescents who have been severely maltreated: borderline personality disorder

  • Haugaard J
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This article explores the characteristics of borderline personality disorder, a disorder that may occur with relative frequency in adolescents who have been severely maltreated. Behaviors indicating the possibility of borderline personality disorder existing are reviewed, as are comorbid disorders. Suggestions for treatment for the adolescent and his or her family are explored.

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  • *Borderline Personality Disorder/diagnosis/epidemi
  • *Child Behavior Disorders/diagnosis/epidemiology/p
  • *Recognition (Psychology)
  • Adolescent
  • Child
  • Child Abuse/*psychology/*statistics and numerical
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Comorbidity
  • Diagnosis
  • Differential
  • Drug Therapy/methods
  • Humans
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Psychotherapy/methods
  • Research Support
  • Severity of Illness Index

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  • J. J. Haugaard

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