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on the borderline

In an uncertain position just before some possible status, condition, action, outcome, etc. The two countries have been on the borderline of full-out war for the past decade. I was on the borderline of quitting before the boss gave me assurances that my complaints would be addressed.
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on the borderline

in an uncertain position between two statuses; undecided. Bill was on the borderline between an A and a B in biology. Jane was on the borderline of joining the navy.
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A study, on the other hand, reported anxious personality disorders to be more common in females and rest of the personality disorders in males.16 Results of another study related to medical students indicated a prevalence of personality disorders in the range of 0-16% for males, and approximately 1-26% for females.17 A study showed that antisocial and borderline personality disorders were more prevalent in younger age groups, in men, while some disorders like obsessive-compulsive (anankastic) and dependent showed no individual association with demographic characteristics.16 Our study showed that most of the students with personality disorder were in the younger age group (<20 years), but there was no correlation of age with any specific personality disorder.
However, four personality disorders were investigated in this research including histrionic, antisocial, narcissistic and borderline personality disorder.
In the US, a 2008 Journal of Clinical Psychiatry study found that 5.9% (of 35,000 adults) or about 18 million Americans have been given a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder.
The 1-year protocol biopsy of these patients (n=14) showed that 57% remained negative, 36% developed borderline rejection and 7% developed Banff IB rejection.
Experience, knowledge and attitudes of mental health staff regarding clients with a borderline personality disorder.
Key Words: Mood liability, Insecure dependence, Borderline personality traits.
In the meantime, the Syrian army units drove ISIL out of Wadi al-Sawab and Feiz al-Ba'aj farms along the borderline with Iraq, the source added.
Almost two-thirds of the adults who had recent suicide attempts in both NESARC survey groups had borderline personality disorder, the investigators reported.
This range is called the "borderline range" (BR) (Kolle et al., 2013) or "grey zone" (Dimitrov et al., 2016).
Low malignant-potential tumors of the ovary--otherwise known as borderline tumors--include ovarian tumors with atypical cellularity, which lack stromal invasion that differentiates them from low-grade and high-grade invasive carcinomas.
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Borderline personality disorder (BPD) often makes it very difficult for a person to develop and maintain healthy relationships.
"And especially when you consider the group had two tough sessions on Saturday, I think it's an even greater credit that they really tried to change the borderline and worked so hard.
Any fan of The Office who has ever dealt with the Transportation Security Administration will find a lot of similarities, and a lot to like, about the British series Borderline. Rather than riffing on the mundane and awkward hilarity of corporate daily life, Borderline mines an equally deep (and, at the moment, more politically relevant) vein: bureaucracies charged with enforcing immigration and customs law.
Objective: To report experience with borderline ovarian tumors (BOTs) in a developing country like Pakistan with limited resources and weak database of health system.