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The purpose of this study is to investigate whether naltrexone reduces the intensity and duration of flashbacks and dissociative states in patients with borderline personality disorder.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Borderline Personality Disorder
Dept. of Psychosomatic Medicine, Central Instiute of Mental Health
Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:52:43-0400
Our study aims at contributing to a valid appraisal of the magnitude of naltrexone efficacy as an antidissociative agent by using a double-blind randomized controlled trial.
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