Year: 1985 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (18th: 1985: Toronto), p.199-201 SIEC No: 19851126

Psychotherapy with potentially borderline clients requires the establishment & adherence to a clear structure & limits. The chronic depressioon & profound sense of emptiness these patients feel may lead to hopelessness, which is a significant risk factor in suicide. Other characteristics of borderline personality disorder are examined.