Borderline personality disorder in twins: The preponderance of environmental and genetic factors

  • Hiroê Alencar Braga
  • Ákila Macêdo Freire
  • Araly Alencar Braga
  • João Marcos Ferreira de Lima Silva
  • Modesto Leite Rolim Neto

Abstract

The borderline personality disorder is a psychiatric disorder that despite being widely researched, still has limitations in addressing certain issues involving the degree of genetic and environmental influence. Although studies indicate the existence of such influences, little had research on different prevalences in twins.

Published
Mar 18, 2015
How to Cite
ALENCAR BRAGA, Hiroê et al. Borderline personality disorder in twins: The preponderance of environmental and genetic factors. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 8, mar. 2015. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imed.pub/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/1079>. Date accessed: 11 dec. 2018. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3823/1655.
Section
Psychiatry & Mental Health

Keywords

Borderline, Genetic factors, Personality

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