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Dealing with disclosure in patients with borderline personality traits

Navin I Dadlani
Med J Aust 2013; 199 (10): 661. || doi: 10.5694/mja13.10764
Published online: 18 November 2013

To the Editor: Mental health patients with borderline personality traits are frequently not informed of their diagnosis, both in the inpatient ward and in the outpatient clinic. Often, however, this axis II finding (according to the Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders) is clearly documented in their file. Why the disparity?

  • Navin I Dadlani

  • Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD.

Correspondence: nav.dadlani@gmail.com

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