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Recent studies indicating that exploring mental problems of prisoners one providing mental health services for them were the most important areas for psychologists and psychiatrists; according to the spread on abnormalities and personality disorders in the prisoners in comparison with normal population so the necessity of psychotherapies is well informed for them. The purpose of this study was to exploring the effectiveness of humanistic existential group therapy in reducing sysptoms of borderline personality disorder. In this study 105 male prisoners eith borderline personality disorder were determined using preliminary screening of 400 prisoners in central prison in bojnourd city and 34 of them were selected using random sampling. According to the results humanistic existential group therapy could be a selective therapy in treatment of borderline personality disorder.