If present, these increase risk over one's lifetime.
Chronic factors could potentially develop into Acute Risk Factors, which are more serious and potentially life threatening. The presence of chronic risk factors requires vigilance and safety planning but may not require hospitalization or emergency care. Clinicians should assess if the risk level is low, moderate or high.
(especially if Axis II Disorder is Antisocial PD or Borderline PD), of Axis I and Axis III Disorders