Borderline Personality Disorder

Definition

Called emotionally unstable personality disorder or emotional intensity disorder.

Causes

The causes could be Childhood trauma, genetics, Brain abnormalities, neurobiological factors, or Environmental factors.
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Symptoms

Signs of this disorder consist of Out of control emotions, Unstable interpersonal relationships and self-esteem, Concerns about abandonment, Self-damaging behavior, Impulsivity, Frequently accompanied by depression, anxiety, anger or rage
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Background

Borderline personality disorder was originally discovered by Homer, Hippocrates and Aretaeus the last describing the vacillating presence of impulsive anger, melancholia and mania within a single person. The concept was revived by Swiss physician Theophile Bonet in 1684 who, using the term folie maniaco-melancolique , described the phenomenon of unstable moods that followed an unpredictable course.

Age and Gender specific

This disease affects around 2% of Americans usually young adult females.

treatments or medications

Psychotherapy and medications that may improve symptoms.
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Borderline Personality Disorder