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From World Psychiatry:
Prevention and early intervention for borderline personality disorder:
a novel public health priority
The article suggests that child and youth health professionals should be trained in early diagnosis and treatment of BPD, allowing for early treatment and possibly prevention of BPD. Also, social and policy priorities are needed to be put in place; for example, the recognition of BPD as a severe mental disorder and a creating a system that responds to patients with early intervention, prevention and treatment.
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