Initial Evidence of the Beneficial Effects of Glutamate-Modulating Agents in the Treatment of Self-Injurious Behavior Associated With Borderline Personality Disorder
J Clin Psychiatry 2005;66(11):1492-1493 [letter]
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Self-injurious behavior (SIB) in patients with borderline
personality disorder (BPD), especially cutting, represents a
serious and often intractable clinical problem.1
There are few
validated pharmacologic strategies for managing SIB.1–3
describe our initial experience using glutamate-modulating
agents in 2 patients with BPD and prominent SIBs.