Borderline personality disorder (BPD)
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental disorder affecting people’s thoughts and behaviours, making it difficult to cope with life.
Causes of borderline personality disorder (BPD)
As with most mental disorders, causes of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) are not completely understood. Learn more about the mental health disorder.
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) symptoms
There are many Borderline Personality Disorder symptoms including intense mood swings, unstable relationships, self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Learn more.
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) diagnosis
If you suspect you have BPD, the first step to receiving a borderline personality disorder diagnosis is to see a doctor or mental health professional.
Treatment for borderline personality disorder (BPD)
Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) combines support, psychological therapy and, in some cases, medication. Find out more about BPD.
Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)
Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) is used to treat people with borderline personality disorder. It aims to change negative thought patterns and behaviours.
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