Did you know that 85% of people that suffer from a borderline personality disorder ( BPD) also have another diagnosable mental illness, and many have more than one personality disorder?
Today, we will go over the top 10 borderline personality disorder traits that no one wants to discuss.
Let’s begin by identifying, what is a borderline personality disorder?
Borderline personality disorder commonly referred to as BPD is a mental illness that affects the way a person feels about themselves and others. It consists of long-term patterns of behavior that filter into the person’s ability to function in everyday life. Some key features are self-image issues, unstable relationships, and trouble managing emotions and behaviors.
This mental illness is prevalent with more than 3 million sufferers per year that can last for a short time or target the individual their entire life. Family history is a factor as well and can increase the likelihood of the condition developing and progressing. This condition initially started as a mental illness called “borderline psychosis”.
Research professionals are still attempting to have the borderline word removed as it gives an unclear definition of what this mental illness essentially entails. The focus on this disorder is isolation, fear of real or imagined abandonment, severe mood swings, and stigma.
Below are the top 10 Facts About BPD No One Talks About | Borderline Personality Disorder.
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