Journal article

Advance Statements for Borderline Personality Disorder: A Qualitative Study of Future Crisis Treatment Preferences

Rohan Borschmann, Kylee Trevillion, R Claire Henderson, Diana Rose, George Szmukler, Paul Moran

Psychiatric Services | AMER PSYCHIATRIC PUBLISHING, INC | Published : 2014


OBJECTIVE: Little is known about the crisis treatment preferences of people with borderline personality disorder. Clinicians may also question service users' ability to make considered decisions about their treatment when in crisis. Therefore, this qualitative study aimed to investigate crisis treatment preferences of a sample of community-dwelling adults with borderline personality disorder. METHODS: Participants were 41 adults with borderline personality disorder who had created joint crisis plans during a randomized controlled trial. Data from all 41 joint crisis plans were analyzed iteratively via a thematic analysis framework. RESULTS: Participants gave clear statements in their crisis ..

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Awarded by Medical Research Council

Awarded by English National Institute for Health Research Programme Grants for Applied Research

Funding Acknowledgements

Dr. Borschmann was funded by Medical Research Council trial platform grant 85397 (Dr. Moran, chief investigator). Dr. Trevillion is supported by grant RP-PG-0108-10084 from the English National Institute for Health Research Programme Grants for Applied Research. The trial is registered in the International Standard Randomized Controlled Trial Registry as trial ISRCTN12440268.