Borderline Personality Diagnosis

Updated 8 August 2022

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Diagnosis

Adults

5 (or more) ofAbandonment
avoided, imagined or real
Anger
intense, recurrent or difficult to control
Anxiety
or dissatisfaction or irritability,
2-48 hour episodes
Emptiness
chronic
Impulsivity
significant
Instability
in relationships, with alternating devaluation and idealisation
Paranoia
Self-image
Suicidality
recurrent gestures, threats or self-harm
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Other
Symptoms are not due
to another condition or
a substance