Borderline Personality Disorder
This section will give you information on the symptoms, causes and possible treatments for borderline personality disorder (BPD).
It explains what treatment you should be offered from the NHS if you are diagnosed with this condition. If you’re a carer, friend or relative of someone with BPD, it could help you too.
- Borderline personality disorder (BPD) can mean that you are prone to strong emotions, mood swings and feelings you can’t cope with easily and may feel distressed a lot of the time.
- Around 1 in 100 people have BPD.
- There may be different reasons why someone develops BPD.
- There are a number of different approaches to treating BPD, most of which include different types of one-to-one and group talking therapies.
- Complications can arise if you have BPD, including problems with substance misuse and self-harm.
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