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Descriptions of borderline personality disorder symptoms might be a bit confusing. This easy-to-read list clearly explains behaviors that are characteristic of BPD sufferers.
The symptoms of borderline personality disorder might show up in unexpected ways. Did you know that a fear of abandonment could be expressed as anger and lashing out?
Physicians use the DSM-IV as a guideline for diagnosing conditions such as BPD, but it's a bit technical and confusing. This article gives good examples of the symptoms that are used in a diagnosis.
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BPD is just one of a group of personality disorders, and many people don't fall into just one category. Learn about the symptoms of different types of personality disorders here.
If your child seems more impulsive and emotional than her siblings, you might suspect borderline personality disorder. This video can help you to recognize early signs and begin treatment.
When you have a loved one with borderline personality disorder, it's difficult to relate to his or her symptoms. These descriptions can help you to better understand.
Take this quiz to see if you or a loved one's symptoms are consistent with a personality disorder, such as BPD. It might be a good idea to talk with your doctor either way.
Some of the symptoms of borderline personality disorder and bipolar depression overlap. How can you tell the difference? This article explores this tough question.
Don't be too quick to decide that you have BPD based on a symptom or two. Identify your symptom and see what the multiple causes behind it could be here.
The pain experienced by BPD sufferers could lead to emotional abuse of those they love. If you have a loved one with borderline personality disorder, watch out for these signs of abuse.
Sadly, a large percentage of those with BPD partake in some form of self-injury, such as "cutting". This article explains why self-harm occurs and makes suggestions for treatment.
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