Personality and personality disorders

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Presenter: Vanessa Wilson


"Borderline personality shares all genetic variation with neuroticism, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and extraversion. The unique environmental influences specific to borderline personality may cause individuals with a specific pattern of personality traits to cross a threshold and develop borderline personality."


  1. Distel, MA (2009) The Five-Factor Model of Personality and Borderline Personality Disorder: A Genetic Analysis of Comorbidity Biological Psychiatry 66