Tag: personality disorder

Doctors Worry About Patients Soon Reading Their Clinical Notes

Patients will soon be able to read the notes that physicians make during an episode of care, as well as information about diagnostic testing and...

Three Key Factors Tied to Higher Suicide Risk in BPD

Three specific symptoms may help clinicians identify patients with borderline personality disorders (BPD) at highest risk for suicide. Results of a large longitudinal study show...

Aggression Influenced by Genetic, Environmental Factors

Aggression in individuals is influenced by genetic and environmental factors, but can be reduced with treatment, according to Emil F. Coccaro, MD. “It actually is...

ED Visits for Mental Health, Substance Use Doubled in One Decade

Emergency department (ED) visits related to mental health conditions increased nearly twofold from 2007–2008 to 2015–2016, new research suggests. Data from the National Hospital Ambulatory...