Borderline personality disorder is characterized by extreme emotional reactions, difficulty forming or maintaining relationships, and mood swings. Someone with borderline personality disorder may seem unpredictable or paranoid. Borderline personality disorder treatment typically involves cognitive behavioral therapy to help individuals become more aware of their emotions and actions, including how they are triggered and how they […]
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health condition noted for the presence of severe and unpredictable mood changes, impulsive behavior and involvement in volatile personal relationships. The condition has a total of nine possible main symptoms. However, BPD frequently occurs in combination with other serious mental illnesses. Among other things, this means that a […]
New findings from a team of Dutch and American researchers indicate that people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) have symptoms that partially overlap with conditions called somatoform disorders, although BPD symptoms also differ in important ways.
Findings from a team of German researchers indicate that symptoms of borderline personality disorder and ADHD partially overlap, often appear together and can have unusually damaging consequences when they occur simultaneously.
Borderline personality disorder, or BPD, can be a difficult mental illness to understand. It is also a challenge to live with, but that’s just what 1 percent to 2 percent of the population does. BPD is as common as other more noteworthy mental illnesses like bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, and yet it gets little attention. […]
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) and major depression are highly interactive conditions, a new study from Harvard University-affiliated McLean Hospital finds. Specifically, the presence of BPD hinders a timely recovery from major depression, while, conversely, the presence of major depression hinders a timely recovery from borderline personality disorder, researchers say.
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is an illness characterized by stormy relationships, low self-regard and problems managing strong emotions. People with BPD are more frequently hospitalized for psychiatric care than patients with other kinds of personality disorders or those with major depression. How to successfully reduce the number of required inpatient services was the subject of […]
Standing in the fluorescent light of the shopping mall, it can be difficult to tell whether a piece of fabric is white or off-white….is it eggshell? Ecru? Ivory? Or white? There is a difference, but sometimes it can be really difficult to determine what it is that you are seeing. In much the same way, […]
Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD, can be tough to live with and even tougher for a partner or family member. You’ve probably heard the phrase “walking on eggshells” and that may be what your life feels like if you’re dealing with someone with BPD.
Individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD) frequently suffer from other psychiatric disorders as well. When this occurs, they have a “co-occurring” or “comorbid” disorder. The reason borderlines are particularly vulnerable to co-occurring disorders may be partially due to their particular genetic makeup.