ALAN STOUDEMIRE, M.D.; TROY L. THOMPSON II, M.D.
Patients with a borderline personality disorder are notorious for causing problems in medical settings because of their angry, provocative, and often selfdestructive behaviors. Such patients may frequently evoke negative, often angry responses in physicians. The diagnosis and effective management of such patients are discussed.
STOUDEMIRE A, THOMPSON TL. The Borderline Personality in the Medical Setting. Ann Intern Med. ;96:76–79. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-1-76
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(1):76-79.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2018 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use