Year: 2014 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.(2014).44(1):89Ð100. DOI: 10.1111/sltb.12057 SIEC No: 20140106

Few studies have longitudinally examined suicidal ideation in those with adolescent-onset borderline personality disorder (BPD). The current study aimed to examine the trajectory of suicidal ideation in adolescents with BPD longitudinally over 6 months, with follow-ups at 2, 4, and 6 months posthospitalization for elevated suicide risk. Results indicated that the BPD group exhibited a greater decrease in suicidal ideation in the months following hospitalization than those without a BPD diagnosis.

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