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Borderline personality disorder

A disorder characterized by an enduring pattern of unstable self-image and mood together with volatile interpersonal relationships, self-damaging impulsivity, recurrent suicidal threats or gestures and/or self-mutilating behavior. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
14197
Concept ID:
C0006012
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
2.

Oxytocin

A nonapeptide hormone released from the neurohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, POSTERIOR). It differs from VASOPRESSIN by two amino acids at residues 3 and 8. Oxytocin acts on SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS, such as causing UTERINE CONTRACTIONS and MILK EJECTION. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
10530
Concept ID:
C0030095
Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein; Hormone; Pharmacologic Substance
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Oxytocin

Oxytocin (9 aa, ~1 kDa) is encoded by the human OXT gene. This protein plays a role in smooth muscle contraction in both the mammary gland and uterus. Oxytocin also may also be involved in maternal-newborn bonding, cognition and many other psychological and physiological processes. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
897482
Concept ID:
C4082165
Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein; Hormone; Pharmacologic Substance
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Borderline

Having a minor degree of severity that is considered to be on the boundary between the normal and the abnormal ranges. For quantitative traits, a deviation of that is less than two standard deviations from the appropriate population mean. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
59969
Concept ID:
C0205189
Qualitative Concept
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Personality disorder

A diverse category of psychiatric disorders characterized by behavior that deviates markedly from the expectations of the individual's culture; this pattern of deviation is pervasive and inflexible and is stable over time. The behavioral pattern negatively interferes with relationships and work. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
45827
Concept ID:
C0031212
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
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