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Which of the following childhood factors has NOT been shown

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Which of the following childhood factors has NOT been shown to be associated with borderline personality disorder?
a. exposure to trauma
b. unempathic parents
c. prenatal drug exposure
d. chaotic environment
Submitted: 6 years ago.
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Expert:  Chris M. replied 6 years ago.

 

Correct answer is: c. prenatal drug exposure

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Expert:  Family Physician replied 6 years ago.
I would respectfully XXXXX XXXXX the answer suggested by the other expert:

I believe the better answer is A

I bring your attention to the following;
"Studies show that many, but not all individuals with BPD report a history of abuse, neglect, or separation as young children.8 Forty to 71 percent of BPD patients report having been sexually abused, usually by a non-caregiver.9 Researchers believe that BPD results from a combination of individual vulnerability to environmental stress, neglect or abuse as young children, and a series of events that trigger the onset of the disorder as young adults"
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/borderline-personality-disorder-fact-sheet/index.shtml

Edited by FamilyPhysician on 9/27/2010 at 3:52 AM EST
Expert:  Family Physician replied 6 years ago.
THIS ANSWER IS LOCKED!

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