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Table 6 PCA of BPD criteria in AMPD Metric

From: Borderline personality disorder diagnosis in a new key

BPD CriteriaComponent 1 (Dyscontrol - Acting Out)Component 2 (Self Identity Disturbance)
Criterion 1 (avoidance of abandonment).79.49
Criterion 2 (unstable relationships).85.49
Criterion 3 (identity disturbance).68.89
Criterion 4 (impulsivity).77.18
Criterion 5 (recurrent suicidal behavior).80.62
Criterion 6 (affective instability).77.70
Criterion 7 (chronic emptiness).31.89
Criterion 8 (intense anger).90.38
Criterion 9 (paranoia/dissociative symptoms).43.78
  1. Bolded items are considered key markers for the given component. An oblimin rotation was used. PCA = principal components analysis, BPD = borderline personality disorder