TITLE

EDGE OF THE EDGE

AUTHOR(S)
MARTINI, CLEM
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Alberta Views;Nov2011, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
67257432

 

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