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