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Help me out here: what is borderline personality?
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: Perhaps this
Will help: bpd involves mood instability, relationship instability, and impulse control problems.

In brief: Perhaps this
Will help: bpd involves mood instability, relationship instability, and impulse control problems.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Poor self soothing
Wikapedia list is thus: borderline personality disorder: extreme "black and white" thinking, instability in relationships, self-image, identity and behavior often leading to self-harm and impulsivity.
Borderline personality disorder is diagnosed in three times as many females as males.

In brief: Poor self soothing
Wikapedia list is thus: borderline personality disorder: extreme "black and white" thinking, instability in relationships, self-image, identity and behavior often leading to self-harm and impulsivity.
Borderline personality disorder is diagnosed in three times as many females as males.
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Borderline
Is a personality disorder characterised 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.

In brief: Borderline
Is a personality disorder characterised 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.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees
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
Dr. Andrew Berry
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