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I have some symptoms of borderline personality disorder. How do I know for sure if I have it and how do I treat my symptoms?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Borderline

Is a personality disorder characterized by severe mood fluctuations, chaotic unstable interpersonal relationships, disturbed identity & self-image, chronic feelings of emptiness, impulsivity, chronic recurrent suicidal behaviors, transient paranoea or dissociation, & inability to control anger.
Treatment is Dialectical Behavior Therapy & medications.

In brief: Borderline

Is a personality disorder characterized by severe mood fluctuations, chaotic unstable interpersonal relationships, disturbed identity & self-image, chronic feelings of emptiness, impulsivity, chronic recurrent suicidal behaviors, transient paranoea or dissociation, & inability to control anger.
Treatment is Dialectical Behavior Therapy & medications.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Seek psychiatrist

You should consult a psychiatrist to develop a treatment plan which may include counseling as well as medication.

In brief: Seek psychiatrist

You should consult a psychiatrist to develop a treatment plan which may include counseling as well as medication.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: You need to see

A mental health professional.
Bpd can interfere w/relationships. Professional help can provide support as you work with this. Peace and good health.

In brief: You need to see

A mental health professional.
Bpd can interfere w/relationships. Professional help can provide support as you work with this. Peace and good health.
Dr. Bernard Seif
Dr. Bernard Seif
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: DBT

First, get a full psychiatric evaluation to confirm this diagnosis.
If the diagnosis is indeed confirmed, then Dbt, or dialetic behavioral therapy, formulated and developed by marsha linehan, pH.D. Is currently though of as being very effective. Borderline personality disorder or treatment is more a management issue than an issue that is curable.

In brief: DBT

First, get a full psychiatric evaluation to confirm this diagnosis.
If the diagnosis is indeed confirmed, then Dbt, or dialetic behavioral therapy, formulated and developed by marsha linehan, pH.D. Is currently though of as being very effective. Borderline personality disorder or treatment is more a management issue than an issue that is curable.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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