The Daily PANCE and PANRE Extended Edition: Question 40

A 54-year-old female enters your practice. She has a history of poor interpersonal relationships, chronic headaches, and previous suicide attempts. After a few visits, you appreciate that she has an extremely demanding attitude and often directs anger toward you. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

  1. dysthymic disorder
  2. narcissistic disorder
  3. borderline personality disorder
  4. somatization disorder
  5. anxiety

Answer: C

Borderline personality disorder

This is a typical "borderline personality disorder" presentation.

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