Personality disorder in Scotland 

CR214, August 2018

The aims of this publication are to:

  • Describe current provision of mental health services for people with a diagnosis of personality disorder in Scotland
  • provide a consensus view endorsed by the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland, on good practice for services providing care for people with a diagnosis of personality disorder
  • contribute to better understanding of personality disorder and reduce stigma, whilst acknowledging there may be different views about this diagnosis
  • describe current models of staff training
  • describe examples of good practice in Scotland
  • make recommendations for government and health boards on developing good services.
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