How would you behave if you have borderline personality disorder?

Borderline. I would be sensitive to criticism, quick to react, my moods fluctuate, I do things before thinking about consequences, i would have hard time finding stability in relationships, and i would have low self-esteem & poor self-image. If I am not in treatment, i might inflict self injuries to get relief of tension.
Extremes of emotions. Emotional and behavioral overreaction. Overreaction. Failure to have enduring relationships.
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.

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What are the signs you have borderline personality disorder?

Mental Health Dx. To be sure, you need to work with a psychiatrist or other mental health professional -- and the criteria are as dr. Ali shows them. Before that though, you might notice extremely volatile relationships where you idolize people one time, and scorn them the next. You may feel angry or empty much of the time. You may be impulsive, and self-harming -- especially if someone threatens to leave you. Read more...
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. Read more...

How do you know if you have borderline personality disorder. I have been cutting for 2years and I'm trying to figure out what I have?

Could be. Hi, Thank you for your question. Borderline personality disorder is not the only reason people can cut. These are symptoms of BPD: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/borderline-personality-disorder/index.shtml I hope you stop cutting yourself. If you need to talk to someone I am always available. Dr. M. Read more...

Can you claim or file for perm. Disability because you have borderline personality disorder? A.D.D and anxiety disorder

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Can you have borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder & major depression at the same time?

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If you have borderline personality disorder, could antidepressants send someone into hypo/mania (as they would with someone with bipolar)?

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I think I may have borderline personality disorder.?

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