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How is hospitalization used to treat personality disorders?

Hospitalization is used to treat people with severe personality disorders when they plan to or have harmed themselves or others. It is also used when people with these disorders are unable to care for themselves. The options include full-time care, partial or daytime care, or residential care in which a person lives at a facility during treatment.

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