Case formulation and treatment plan for borderline personality

  Case Formulation and Treatment Plan for Borderline Personality Disorder

Before you answer this week’s discussion, please access the following article and review the information provided. Choose “read full text” option:  (attached)

After reading the article, answer the following:

Clare is brought to the ER after slashing her wrist with a razor. She had previously been in the ER for drug overdose and has history of addictions. She can be sarcastic, belittling and aggressive to those who try to care for her. She has a history of difficulty with interpersonal relationships at her job. Clare is diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. 

– First, identify the defense mechanisms Clare is using.

–  second, discuss the various dialectical behavioral activities that can be utilized with Clare.

– Why to select an effective treatment is important that the PMHNP identify the defense mechanisms that a patient diagnosed with a borderline personality disorder is using?


*Know that All responses will be Turnitin checked.


Use an APA 7 style and a minimum of 250 words. Provide support from a minimum of at least (2) scholarly sources. The scholarly source needs to be: 1) evidence-based, 2) scholarly in nature, 3) Sources should be no more than five years old (published within the last 5 years), and 4) an in-text citation. citations and references are included when information is summarized/synthesized and/or direct quotes are used, in which APA style standards apply. Include the Doi or URL link.

• Textbooks are not considered scholarly sources. 

• Wikipedia, Wikis, .com website or blogs should not be use