How many people are diagnosed with borderline personality disorder?
Borderline personality disorder:
Borderline personality disorder is characterized by those who are frantic to avoid real or imagined abandonment, instability in interpersonal relationships, disturbance in self-image, impulsive behavior, suicidal behavior or thoughts, instability of mood, feelings of emptiness, intense anger, and transient paranoid thoughts.
Answer and Explanation:
it is estimated that borderline personality disorder (BPD) has a lifetime prevalence of 5.9 percent and a point prevalence (the number of people with...
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Borderline personality disorder creates intensity and instability in the people who suffer from it, whereas narcissistic personality disorder creates an unstable and harmful devotion to the self. Learn more about these illnesses, their traits, and how they compare to each other.