Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

BPD is an illness that affects the way you think and feel about yourself, as well as your emotions and relationships with other people. It’s also known as emotionally unstable personality disorder (EUPD).

Overview of borderline personality disorder

This section provides information about borderline personality disorders (BPD). How they are diagnosed, possible causes and where to get further information and support.

  • BPD means that you feel strong emotions which can be difficult to cope with. You may feel angry or upset very often.
  • Around 1 in 100 people live with BPD.
  • There are many different causes of BPD, but it is common for people with BPD to have had a traumatic childhood.

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