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Does the high-risk psychiatric patient pose a risk for the patient or the doctor?

12:00 EDT 30 Jul 2017 | KevinMD

A woman recently requested a medication evaluation at the suggestion of her psychotherapist.  The caller told me her diagnosis was borderline personality disorder. She hoped medication might ease her anxiety.  She also admitted that two other psychiatrists refused to see her because she was too “high risk.”  I asked if she was suicidal.  Yes, thoughts […]

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