November 2011
Alberta Views;Nov2011, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p38
The article focuses on the neglected and stigmatized borderline personality disorder (BPD) in Alberta. It notes that the majority of suicides were committed at home by people with BPD and the Mental Health Act of Alberta seems not applicable in treating BPD because costs of mental health care can never be tallied. It states that mental health care is the orphan of the healthcare system because of the sense of unfamiliarity about BPD and socioeconomic disparities in the use of psychiatric care.


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