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Borderline Personality Disorder

9 Surprising Physical Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder

By Juliette Virzi  Because borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental illness that affects emotional regulation, people tend to focus on the mental and emotional symptoms people experience. But people with BPD can also experience physical symptoms we need to talk about. Dr. April Foreman, a psychologist who specializes in BPD, told The Mighty most people with BPD […]

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Borderline Personality Disorder

10 Things You Discover About Yourself When You’re Diagnosed With BPD

What makes up Borderline Personality Disorder? You must meet 5 out of 9 criteria to be diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (this is from DSM-IV): Frantic efforts to avoid real or imagined abandonment. Note: Do not include suicidal or self-mutilating behavior covered in. A pattern of unstable and intense interpersonal relationships characterized by alternating between […]