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Personality disorder case study

Personality disorder case study

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Format

Patient Case Study

Time to Complete

1 hour

Published

November 9, 2018

Updated

November 9, 2018

Programme Description

In this case-based module, Dr Toni Hazell discusses a patient with borderline personality disorder. The module considers possible causes, treatment and tips on how to ensure an effective doctor-patient relationship.

Educational Objectives

After taking this module, you will be better able to:
  • Explain a diagnosis of personality disorder to patients
  • Identify triggers for personality disorders including drugs, alcohol and stressful situations
  • Treat comorbid conditions such as anxiety, depression or post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Manage a patient in crisis
  • Author

    Dr Toni Hazell
    GP
    London
    UK

    Instructions

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (1 hour learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.

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