Thursday, 25 August 2016

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) ?

Is a type of personality disorder. Personality disorders are a type of mental health problem which your thoughts, beliefs and behaviours cause to longstand problem in life. BPD is also called as emotionally unstable personality disorder (EUPD).

Most people who have BPD suffer from:

-Problem with regulating emotion and thoughts
-Impulsive and reckless behaviour
-Unstable relationship with other people

Signs & Symptoms
  • Extreme reactions like panic, depression, rage, or frantic actions to abandonment, whether real or perceived
  • A pattern of intense and stormy relationships with family, friends, and loved ones, often veering from extreme closeness and love (idealization) to extreme dislike or anger (devaluation)
  • Distorted and unstable self-image or sense of self, which can result in sudden changes in feelings, opinions, values, or plans and goals for the future (such as school or career choices)
  • Impulsive and often dangerous behaviors, such as spending sprees, unsafe sex, substance abuse, reckless driving, and binge eating
  • Recurring suicidal behaviors or threats or self-harming behavior, such as cutting
  • Intense and highly changeable moods, with each episode lasting from a few hours to a few days
  • Chronic feelings of emptiness and/or boredom
  • Inappropriate, intense anger or problems controlling angerHaving stress-related paranoid thoughts or severe dissociative symptoms, such as feeling cut off from oneself, observing oneself from outside the body, or losing touch with reality.
So, these above are just guidelines to show different light that perhaps somebody around you misbehave and you have no idea about it. Only health professional like psychiatrists could asses whether you are suffering this kind of personality disorder. Hope this help and to those who dealing with loved ones, be patient.

Sources
1.http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/borderline-personality-disorder/index.shtml

2.http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/borderline-personality-disorder-bpd/about-bpd/?o=8668#.V74yodJ97IW