Eighty-five percent of patients with BPD remitted.
Remission in BPD patients was slower than for patients with major depressive disorder and minimally slower than that found
with other personality disorders.
Relapse was uncommon, with just 12 percent of patients with BPD relapsing, a rate less frequent and slower than for patients
with major depressive disorder and with other personality disorders.
Social-functioning scores of patients with BPD showed severe impairment with only modest, albeit statistically significant,
improvement over time, and patients with BPD remained persistently more dysfunctional than patients with major depressive
disorder or other personality disorders.
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