Journal article

A Comparison of Adolescent versus Young Adult Outpatients with First-Presentation Borderline Personality Disorder: Findings from the MOBY Randomized Controlled Trial: Une Comparaison Entre Patients Ambulatoires Adolescents et Jeunes Adultes a la Premiere Presentation du Trouble de la Personnalite Limite : Resultats de L'essai Randomise Controle MOBY

Andrew M Chanen, Jennifer K Betts, Henry Jackson, Sue M Cotton, John Gleeson, Christopher G Davey, Katherine Thompson, Sharnel Perera, Victoria Rayner, Sinn Yuin Chong, Louise McCutcheon

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY-REVUE CANADIENNE DE PSYCHIATRIE | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The increasing focus on adolescent personality disorder has tended to ignore evidence of the developmental continuity of the period from puberty to young adulthood. This study aims to: (1) describe the characteristics of a sample of young people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) who had no previous history of evidence-based treatment for the disorder and (2) compare their characteristics by participant age group. METHODS: One hundred and thirty-nine young people (15 to 25 years) with BPD, newly enrolled in the Monitoring Outcomes of BPD in Youth randomized controlled trial, completed semi-structured interview and self-report measures assessing demographic, clinical, and f..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)


Awarded by NHMRC Career Development Fellowship


Awarded by NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: This trial was funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) project grant (GNT0628739). Sue Cotton was supported by a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (APP1061998, 2014-2017) and is currently supported by a NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship (APP1136344, 2018-). Christopher Davey was supported by a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (APP1061757, 2014-2017).