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Borderline Personality Disorder

What is borderline personality disorder? Borderline personality disorder is an illness marked by an ongoing pattern of varying moods, self-image, and behavior. These symptoms often result in impulsive actions and problems in relationships with other people. People with borderline personality disorder may experience intense episodes of anger, depression, and anxiety that can last from a few hours to days.

This NIMH page inclused information about signs and symptoms, risk factors, treatments and therapies and a downloadable, printable publication summarizing this information in English and in Spanish.

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  • Diagnosis
  • Mental Health
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