Square pegs: Managing personality disorders

MURPHY, KATHRYN

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! . 4(4):26-33, July/August 2006.

A patient with a personality disorder can be unable to function socially, at risk of committing suicide, and a threat to others. Chances are you'll care for patients like this no matter what setting you work in. We'll show you how to recognize these disorders by discussing key assessment findings and appropriate interventions.