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Table 1 Prevalence of comorbid axis I disorders and psychopathological characteristics of the borderline personality disorder sample (n = 25)

From: Pleasant touch perception in borderline personality disorder and its relationship with disturbed body representation

  Prevalence Psychopathological characteristics
Current n (%) Life-time1 n (%)   M (SD)
Major depressive disorder 7 (28) 18 (72) Symptom severity (BSL-23)
(n = 24)
1.59 (0.70)
Post-traumatic stress disorder 8 (32) 15 (60) Depressiveness (BDI)
(n = 23)
18.26 (8.00)
Anorexia nervosa 0 (0) 6 (24) Trait anxiety (STAI)
(n = 24)
63.29 (6.31)
Other Eating disorders 7 (28) 7 (28) State anxiety (STAI)
(n = 23)
54.87 (9.30)
Other mental disorders (only current) 20 (80)   
More than one mental disorder (only current) 11 (44)   
  1. BPD = borderline personality disorder; n = number; M = mean; SD = standard deviation; BSL-23 = Borderline Symptom List [44], BDI = Beck Depression Inventory [45], STAI = State-Trait-Anxiety Inventory [46]
  2. 1Including current diagnosis