Psychiatric Assessment: Borderline Personality Disorder

Discuss how you would do a psychiatric assessment of a patient with a borderline personality disorder.

Mention the patient’s purpose of the visit and chief complaint. Note the history of the present illness. Provide a psychiatric review of systems. Include past psychiatric history, substance use history, and current medical issues. Review systems: medical, reproductive, sexual history, Examine mental status. Provide a risk assessment and objective assessment. Formulate your clinical impression. Finally, define a diagnosis and plan of treatment.