Year: 2006 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.163, no.1, (January 2006), p.20-26 SIEC No: 20070189

This article attempts to answer the following questions: how common & how serious is suicide ideation &/or behaviour in patients with borderline personality disorder? How should it be evaluated & managed? What is the appropriate role of hospitalization in such cases? (57 refs.)