Hello Readers, I trust we are all doing great? I felt compelled by a friend to educate you on this: BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER because it can be a disorder that brings you down the drain.
I saw a friend in the consulting room who presented with multiple scars on her left forearm; deliberate attempts at self harm. This puts the question what is self harm? Self harm is the deliberate injury to oneself, typically as a manifestation of a psychological or psychiatric disorder.
So let’s move to borderline personality disorder.
Borderline personality disorder is characterized by instability, impulsiveness, chaotic sexuality, suicidal acts, feeling of emptiness and self mutilating behaviors. Lots of English words I know!
Borderline personality disorder is thought to be present in about 1-2% of the population and is twice as common in women than men.
Patients with borderline personality disorder stand between the border of neuroses and…
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