Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a mental health condition that affects roughly 1.6 percent of the population. According to the Mayo Clinic, it is a condition that includes “self-image issues, difficulty managing emotions and behavior, and a pattern of unstable relationships.” There are quite a few behaviors and symptoms associated with BPD. Some of these symptoms include fearing abandonment, alternating between idealizing and devaluing others, and difficulties coping with reality. Other symptoms include extremely impulsive behaviors, dramatic mood swings, and inappropriate reactions to external events. Because BPD is determined by behavior, is strongly related to culture (which determines appropriate ...Read more

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