Table 120Databases searched and inclusion/exclusion criteria for studies of stability of diagnosis of borderline personality disorder in young people

Electronic databasesMEDLINE, EMBASE, PsycINFO
Date searchedDatabase inception to September 2007
Update searchesMay 2008
Study designProspective and quasi-prospective cohort studies
PopulationYoung people aged under 18 years who were assessed both before the age of 18 and in adulthood, with at least one of the assessments being for borderline personality disorder according to DSM or similar criteria


Cover of Borderline Personality Disorder
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