A 25 yo woman was brought to the ED by her boyfriend. She has many superficial lacerations on her forearm. She is so distressed and constantly says her boyfriend is going to end the relationship. She denies trying to end her life. What is the most likely dx?
a. Acute psychosis
b. Severe depression
c. Psychotic depression
d. Borderline personality disorder
Ans. The key is D. Borderline personality disorder. [ Borderline personality disorder: Act impulsively and develop intense but short-lived emotional attachment to others. They are usually attention seekers but not suicidal].