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Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)



You're
not
alone
with
borderline personality
Borderline Personality
is the
7th
most common reason
for therapy
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
14/11/2019
370
males

with borderline personality
talk to therapists
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
14/11/2019
822
females

with borderline personality
talk to therapists
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
14/11/2019

Causes

Source: nhs.uk
Genetics
Life events
Neurotransmitters
Personal dynamics

Symptoms

Source: psychiatry.orgTick the symptom you experience the most

Thoughts
Abandonment
Paranoia
Self-image
Suicidality
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Feelings
Anger
Anxiety
Emptiness
Instability
Behaviours
Impulsivity

Diagnosis

Source: psychiatry.org
Adults

Impulsivity and instability and 3 (or more) other symptoms.

Therapies

Mentalisation Based Therapy
for Borderline Personality


Focus on the past or present
For Adults
nice.org.uk recommended therapy
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
for Borderline Personality

For personal dynamics
Focus on the past or present
Adults 52 sessions
nice.org.uk recommended therapy

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 14 November 2019
Next Review 01 January 2020