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Here is some info on BPD

Defintion of BPD

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is an emotional disorder that causes emotional instability, leading to stress and other problems.

With borderline personality disorder your image of yourself is distorted, making you feel worthless and fundamentally flawed. Your anger, impulsivity and frequent mood swings may push others away, even though you desire loving relationships.

Symptoms of BPD

People with BPD are often uncertain about their identity. As a result, their interests and values may change rapidly.

People with BPD also tend to see things in terms of extremes, such as either all good or all bad. Their views of other people may change quickly. A person who is looked up to one day may be looked down on the next day. These suddenly shifting feelings often lead to intense and unstable relationships.

Other symptoms of BPD include:

  • Fear of being abandoned
  • Feelings of emptiness and boredom
  • Frequent displays of inappropriate anger
  • Impulsiveness
  • Intolerance of being alone
  • Repeated crises and acts of self-injury, such as wrist cutting or overdosing

Treatments for BPD

Please remember that there are many different treatments out there for BPD that makes it more controllable

And you should always talk to a doctor for a diagnose and treatment

  • If you have any questions or concerns please call your doctor or
  • if you have a crisis now please call NAMI Helpline National Alliance for the Mentally Ill 1-800-950-NAMI(6264)
  • and for suicide crisis a National hotline 1-800-784-2433 or 1-800-273-8255
  • And remember Suicide is not the answer and if you need to talk there are people who will listen
    1-800-273-8255
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