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Borderline Personality Disorder: Barriers to Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment and Opportunities for Advocacy.

A new interesting article has been published in Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2018 Dec;41(4):695-709. doi: 10.1016/j.psc.2018.07.006. Epub 2018 Oct 17. Review and titled:

Borderline Personality Disorder: Barriers to Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment and Opportunities for Advocacy.

Authors of this article are:

Tusiani-Eng P, Yeomans F.

A summary of the article is shown below:

Patients experience difficulty in accessing the evidence-based treatments that exist for borderline personality disorder. This article identifies barriers to treatment within the US structural, economic, and political landscape and how families have created an advocacy movement to address this problem. It explores how the United States has addressed such barriers, in comparison to other countries. Finally, it offers recommendations for future advocacy to increase access to treatment for borderline personality disorder.

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This article is a good source of information and a good way to become familiar with topics such as:

Advocacy;Barriers;Borderline personality disorder;Evidence-based treatments

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