Skip to main content


Fig. 1 | Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation

Fig. 1

From: Personality disorders and violence: what is the link?

Fig. 1

The quadripartite (2×2) violence typology. The intersection of impulsiveness (vs. control/premeditation) and affect (positive vs. negative) yields 4 distinct types of violence characterised by motives of excitement seeking and greed (both associated with positive affect) and revenge and self-defence (both associated with negative affect)

Back to article page