Year: 1994 Source: AAS Newslink, v.20, no.3, (Fall 1994), p.12-13 SIEC No: 19950988

This article, from the “Suicide Research Digest”, provides a summary of Soloff et al’s (1994) research into risk factors for suicidal behaviour in borderline personality disorder. In this study of 84 hospitalized patients with borderline personality disorder, the following features were associated with suicide attempt behaviour: older age, more severe depressed mood, prior suicide attempts, antisocial personality, & characterological impulsivity.