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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Similarities between posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and borderline personality disorder symptoms

Posttraumatic stress disorder symptom Borderline Personality Disorder symptom
Similarities between symptoms of DSM-IV and ICD-10 Dissociative amnesia, flashback, emotional numbness, anger Transient dissociation, chronic emptiness, intense anger
Similarities to the newly defined symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder on the DSM-5 General negative changes in cognition, mood, behavior Identity confusion, distrust in interpersonal relationship, instability of negative mood, impulsivity, self-harm

DSM-IV, The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition; DSM-5, The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition; ICD-10, International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision

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