Cumulative rates of remission for BPD patients ranged from 78 percent for those with an eight-year remission to 99 percent for those with a two-year remission. The corresponding rates for those with other personality disorders were 97 percent and 99 percent, respectively. Rates of recovery for borderline patients ranged from 40 percent for recoveries lasting eight years to 60 percent for recoveries lasting two years. For Axis II comparison subjects, cumulative rates of recovery ranged from 75 percent for recoveries lasting eight years to 85 percent for recoveries lasting two years.
For additional information about outcomes and treatment for patients with BPD see Psychiatric News, here and here. To read more about BPD, see Borderline Personality Disorder: A Clinical Guide, Second Edition, from American Psychiatric Publishing.
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