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Please describe borderline personality disorder.

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Borderline PD

Borderline pd is very, very insecure about self -- and is frantically trying to hold on to the other person.
Very fearful of abandonment ; being alone. Also very impulsive, with frequent intense ; inappropriate anger when disappointed. Prone to both overvaluing and repudiating others quickly. Has repeated crises, and acts of self-injury like arm ; wrist-cutting. Feeling empty ; bored, often.

In brief: Borderline PD

Borderline pd is very, very insecure about self -- and is frantically trying to hold on to the other person.
Very fearful of abandonment ; being alone. Also very impulsive, with frequent intense ; inappropriate anger when disappointed. Prone to both overvaluing and repudiating others quickly. Has repeated crises, and acts of self-injury like arm ; wrist-cutting. Feeling empty ; bored, often.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Borderline Personali

Unstable affect/self-image/relationships, chronic feelings of emptiness & boredom, stably unstable (frequent & severe decompensation during crises which others view as minor), self-harm.

In brief: Borderline Personali

Unstable affect/self-image/relationships, chronic feelings of emptiness & boredom, stably unstable (frequent & severe decompensation during crises which others view as minor), self-harm.
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Borderline

Intense fear of abandonment, being manipulative, impulsivity, a tendency to think of people and things in all good or all bad terms, self mutilating behaviors, drug and alcohol abuse, sexual impulsivity, a profoundly disturb sense of self, and extreme emotional volatility.

In brief: Borderline

Intense fear of abandonment, being manipulative, impulsivity, a tendency to think of people and things in all good or all bad terms, self mutilating behaviors, drug and alcohol abuse, sexual impulsivity, a profoundly disturb sense of self, and extreme emotional volatility.
Dr. Andrew Berry
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