Journal article

Screening for borderline personality disorder in outpatient youth

Andrew M Chanen, Martina Jovev, Danica Djaja, Emma McDougall, Hok Pan Yuen, David Rawlings, Henry J Jackson

JOURNAL OF PERSONALITY DISORDERS | GUILFORD PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2008

Abstract

UNLABELLED: Young people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) commonly seek help but often go unrecognized. Screening offers a means of identifying individuals for more detailed assessment for early intervention and for research. AIMS: This study compared the McLean Screening Instrument for Borderline Personality Disorder (MSI-BPD), Borderline Personality Questionnaire (BPQ), the BPD items from the International Personality Disorder Examination Screening Questionnaire and the BPD items from the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis II disorders (SCID-II) Personality Questionnaire. METHOD: 101 outpatient youth (aged 15-25 years) completed the screening measures and were intervie..

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