A 47-year-old member asked:
Are hallucinations and paranoia symptoms of borderline personality disorder?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Well...: Significant paranoia is found in paranoid personality disorder. Hallucinations may occur in a person with schizotypal personality disorder. When a person with a borderline personality disorder becomes really stressed they may start getting a little paranoid. Although hallucinations could occur when decompensated it is not usually a hallmark for this type of personality disorder.
Answered on May 12, 2016
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