by Robert O Friedel MD

For many years, it was commonly believed that the main cause of borderline disorder was poor or uninformed parenting.

It now seems most likely that biological factors, especially genetic ones, are necessary to place a person at risk for developing the disorder and that environmental factors serve to increase the risk of developing specific symptoms and their severity …

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