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Borderline Personality Disorder of Hetty
Psychiatric case study of a client with borderline personality disorder.
# 131257 | 1,000 words | 1 source | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Psychology (Child and Adolescent) , Psychology (Disorders)

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This paper presents a psychiatric case study of a young woman diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. The case study begins by introducing the patient followed by the reason for consultation. A brief outline of the presenting symptoms is then given. The developmental history/anamnesis is presented in more detail, in chronological order. A mental status examination, multiaxial assessment and case discussion follow.

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"Hetty is a 17-year-old female living in southern California. Hetty is in her senior year at high school and lives with her parents at home. Appearance Hetty is of average height and is slightly overweight. She reports no decrease in appetite. She wears body-hugging shorts and a tank top; when asked why she replied her boyfriend likes her wearing skimpy clothes. Her clothing is well-worn and faded. Hetty has shoulder-length brown hair, which is slightly unkempt but otherwise neat. She exhibits some uneasiness..."

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