BPD is also known as Emotional Sensitivity Disorder or Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder. You may be diagnosed with a personality disorder if you have difficulties with the way that you think or feel about yourself and other people.
Researchers think BPD is caused by your genetics and/or stressful and traumatic events experience throughout your life.
If you experience at least 5 out of these 9 symtpoms on a daily basis then you may be diagnosed with BPD:
BPD can be a controversial diagnosis as it can come from a range of symptoms. This means that people with BPD will have very different experiences to others with BPD.
It is common to experience others mental health problems along with BPD such as:
BPD affects how we feel about ourselves and others around us. Each experience of BPD is unique but below are some common experiences othat people with BPD will have.