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What kind of experience is it to have borderline personality disorder?

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Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry
12 doctors agree

In brief: Bad mood swings!

Extreme sensitivity to feeling abandoned or rejected by others.
Very intense emotions, both good and bad, often leading to impulses to harm oneself (eg, by cutting or burning); suicidal feelings are common. A severe feeling of emptiness inside, and lack of a stable sense of self. Hard to maintain stable relationships because feelings seem overwhelming. It's often quite unpleasant.

In brief: Bad mood swings!

Extreme sensitivity to feeling abandoned or rejected by others.
Very intense emotions, both good and bad, often leading to impulses to harm oneself (eg, by cutting or burning); suicidal feelings are common. A severe feeling of emptiness inside, and lack of a stable sense of self. Hard to maintain stable relationships because feelings seem overwhelming. It's often quite unpleasant.
Dr. Steven Reidbord
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Dr. Shamshad Haroon
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Miserable

The only good and valid treatment is dbt which is valid scientific and evidence based and works by marsha it is practical easy and done with a trained therapist and works when pt is ready it is called dielectic behavioral therapy we in the field of neuro science do believe there might be a a neurochemical factor too.

In brief: Miserable

The only good and valid treatment is dbt which is valid scientific and evidence based and works by marsha it is practical easy and done with a trained therapist and works when pt is ready it is called dielectic behavioral therapy we in the field of neuro science do believe there might be a a neurochemical factor too.
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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
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