TableĀ 2

Reasons for exclusion following full-text examination

Reason for exclusionNumber excluded
Non-peer-reviewed studies, or reviews or commentary pieces19
Investigated the parents or siblings of individuals with BPD (but not offspring)11
Investigated several different personality disorders, and did not present specific results for those with BPD7
Investigated mothers with BPD, or their children, but did not examine parenting or children's outcomes7
Only measured borderline features, no diagnosis of BPD5
Children were aged over 183
Case studies2
  • BPD, borderline personality disorder.