Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a personality disorder that affects mood. It is thought that less than 1% of the population are diagnosed with BPD and of those diagnosed 3/4 are women.


  • Emotional instability
  • Impulsive behaviour
  • Worry of abandonment
  • Very intense emotions
  • Don’t have a strong sense of who you are
  • Feelings of emptiness and loneliness.
  • Struggle to control anger

There are many more symptoms and people who have BPD, may or may not experience some of these symptoms.

Causes of BPD:

Some schools of thought believe that BPD can develop after significant trauma or after a dysfunctional childhood. However, there are other triggers such as a combination of biological and environmental factors.

Treating BPD:

Individual and group psychological therapies can be carried out by trained professionals.






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