Journal article

Facial emotion recognition in borderline personality: an association, with childhood experience.

Katie Nicol, Merrick Pope, Jeremy Hall

Psychiatry Res | Elsevier BV | Published : 2014


We investigated the relationship between borderline personality disorder (BPD) and childhood adversity using photographs of emotional faces. We found that those with BPD were less able to correctly identify emotional facial expressions, particularly disgust, and that this deficit in BPD correlated significantly with a measure of childhood trauma (CTQ).

University of Melbourne Researchers