borderline personality disorder

BPD. A serious mental illness marked by unstable moods and impulsive behavior. People with BPD have problems with relationships, family and work life, long-term planning, and self-identity. Symptoms include intense bouts of anger, depression, and anxiety that may lead to self-injury or suicide, drug or alcohol abuse, excessive spending, binge eating, or risky sex. A person with BPD who is diagnosed with cancer may be at an increased risk of suicide. Also called BPD.

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  • Borderline personality disorder — Classification and external resources ICD 10 F60.3 ICD 9 301.83 …   Wikipedia

  • Borderline Personality Disorder —    Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is important because it became a highly popular diagnosis after the 1980s, applied almost exclusively to young women who previously would have been called hysterical.    Beginning of borderline personality …   Historical dictionary of Psychiatry

  • borderline personality disorder — noun (psychiatry) A mental illness characterized by instability of mood and behaviour, problems with relationships and self image, and sometimes dissociation and paranoia • • • Main Entry: ↑border …   Useful english dictionary

  • Borderline personality disorder — A serious mental illness characterized by pervasive instability in moods, interpersonal relationships, self image, and behavior. This instability often disrupts family and work life, long term planning, and the individual s sense of self identity …   Medical dictionary

  • borderline personality disorder — noun a) Exhibiting behavior that borders between neurosis and psychosis. b) A disorder characterized by extreme black and white thinking and turbulent relationships. ICD 9: 301.83 …   Wiktionary

  • borderline personality disorder — noun a psychological disorder characterised by an uncertainty about the validity of one s own feelings and beliefs, often as a result of an environment in childhood in which one s feelings and beliefs were constantly devalued or invalidated, and… …   Australian English dictionary

  • borderline personality disorder (BPD) and hallucinations —    Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is also known as emotional regulation disorder (ERD), emotional intensity disorder (EID), and unstable personality disorder (UPD). The expression borderline personality disorder evolved out ofthe term… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Management of borderline personality disorder — The mainstay of management of borderline personality disorder is various forms of psychotherapy with medications being found to be of little use. Contents 1 Psychotherapy 1.1 Dialectical behavioral therapy 1.2 Schema therapy …   Wikipedia

  • List of further reading on Borderline personality disorder — This is a list of further reading on borderline personality disorder. *Blauner, Susan Rose. How I Stayed Alive When My Brain Was Trying to Kill Me: One Person s Guide to Suicide Prevention (2003) ISBN 978 0 06 093621 1 *Bockian, Neil R. et al.… …   Wikipedia

  • Personality disorder — Classification and external resources ICD 10 F60 ICD 9 301.9 …   Wikipedia

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