Learning Objectives, Personality Disorders, TCPR, March 2012

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After reading these articles, you should be able to:

  1. Describe the key differences between borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder.
  2. Understand how you can use dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to treat patients with a variety of conditions.
  3. Explain some of the changes taking place in how personality disorders are diagnosed.
  4. Understand some of the current findings in the literature regarding psychiatric treatment.