Year: 1987 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Belgica, v.87, no.3, (May-June 1987), p.260-266 SIEC No: 19880245

Borderline personality disorder defines a group of patients who are characterized by impulsivity, unpredictable behavior, inappropriate aggression, intense & unstable relationships, & are often associated with repeated suicidal behavior. An association has been suggested between these behaviors & biochemical disturbances. These disturbances & the use of drug therapy are examined by the author. 10 Refs. (NBB)