Journal of Psychotherapy Integration Vol. 27, Iss. 4, (Dec 2017): 425-438.
Despite prior assumptions about poor prognosis, the surge in research on borderline personality disorder (BPD) over the past several decades shows that it is treatable and can have a good prognosis. Prominent theories of BPD highlight the importance of emotional dysfunction as core to this disorder. However, recent empirical research has suggested a more-nuanced view of emotional dysfunction in BPD. This research is reviewed in the present article, with a view toward how these laboratory-based findings can influence clinical work with individuals suffering from BPD. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2018 APA, all rights reserved) (Source: journal abstract) . To read the full article, log in using your NHS OpenAthens details.