Borderline Personality Disorder
Jimmy & Caroline
What are the causes of the disorder?
What are the Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder?
-Impulsive and sometimes dangerous behaviors, unsafe sex, substance abuse, binge eating, and reckless driving.
-Suicidal or self-harming behavior, such as cutting oneself
-Extreme actions that include- Including panic, depression, rage, or frantic actions- in reaction to being alone.
-Inappropriate, intense anger or problems controlling anger.
Statistics of Borderline Personality Disorder
-BPD usually begins during adolescence or early adulthood.
-Some might even experience it during their childhood.
- Women with BPD are more likely to have co occurring disorders. Co occurring disorders include major depression, anxiety disorders, and eating disorders.
-No medications have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat BPD.
-In spite of this, many people are treated with medications along with physical therapy.
Places to Seek Help for Borderline Personality Disorder
Psychologist, PhD in Lincolnton, NC