Of all of the different types of personality disorders, borderline personality disorder is one of the most difficult disorders to live with and can be complicated to treat. People who are diagnosed with borderline personality disorder often have an unstable home and work life. Symptoms usually begin during early adulthood and can include paranoia, impulsive behaviors, mood swings, depression and aggression.
As a personality disorder, borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be deeply ingrained in one’s behavioral patterns and can be difficult to treat. People with BPD often abuse substances to attempt to treat their condition, which can make diagnosis and treatment even more complicated. If you or a loved one have borderline personality disorder, you are not alone. Treatment is available.
Assessing Your Risk of Borderline Personality Disorder
Do you think you or your loved one could be living with borderline personality disorder? You can take a borderline personality disorder self-assessment to begin to get some answers. This quiz does is not an official diagnosis as only a medical professional can diagnose personality disorders, but the assessments may help you evaluate your symptoms and determine if you should seek treatment.