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Table 3 Prevalence of Axis-I and Axis-II disorders in BPD adolescents with and without comorbid ADHD

From: ADHD in adolescents with borderline personality disorder

  BPD (N = 76) BPD-ADHD (N = 9) Analysis *
Disorders N % N % Chi 2 p
Axis-I disorders #       
   Mood disorders 43 56.6 4 44.4 0.41 0.52
   Anxiety disorders 20 26.3 2 22.2 0.03 0.86
   Eating disorders 25 32.9 2 22.2 0.06 0.81
   Disruptive behavior disorders 13 17.1 7 77.8 9.09 0.01
   Substance related disorders 15 19.7 2 22.2 0.04 0.85
Axis-II disorders §       
   Cluster A 8 10.5 0 0 0.47 0.49
   Cluster B 18 23.7 5 55.6 2.70 0.08
   Cluster C 41 53.9 4 44.4 0.02 0.88
  1. # K-SADS; § SIDP-IV; * Mantel-Haenszel chi-square statistic controlling for recruitment centres.
  2. Axis-I disorders: Mood disorders = Major depression, Dysthymia and Bipolar disorder. Anxiety disorders = General anxiety disorder and Post traumatic stress disorders. Eating disorders = Anorexia or Bulimia. Disruptive behavior disorders = Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct disorder. Substance related disorders = Alcohol and drug related disorders.
  3. Axis-II disorders: Cluster A disorders = Paranoid, Schizoid and Schizotypal personality disorders; Cluster B = Antisocial, Histrionic and Narcissistic personality disorders; Cluster C = Avoidant, Dependent and Obsessive-Compulsive personality disorders.