Adolescent borderline personality disorder linked to high risk of ADHD, schizophrenia in later years

 ADHD in the News 2024-07-11

Approximately half of a pool of adolescent patients who previously presented with borderline personality disorder (BPD) were undergoing psychological and/or pharmacological therapy 5 years later, according to new findings.1 A new study published by a team of Denmark-based investigators showed that adolescents with BPD are likely to develop clinical syndromes including schizophrenia or depression, as well as ADHD or functional impairment, within the next half-decade.