• Extreme reactions—including panic, depression, rage, or frantic actions—to abandonment, whether real or perceived • A pattern of intense and stormy relationships with family, friends, and loved ones, often veering from extreme closeness and love (idealization) to extreme dislike or anger (devaluation) • Distorted and unstable self-image or sense of self, which can result in sudden changes in feelings, opinions, values, or plans and goals for the future (such as school or career choices) • Impulsive and often dangerous behaviors, such as spending sprees, unsafe sex, substance abuse, reckless driving, and binge eating • Recurring suicidal behaviors or threats or self-harming behavior, such as cutting • Intense and highly changeable moods, with each episode lasting from a few hours to a few days " Borderline personality disorder is avery common and high prevalence disease in almost all developing as well as in developing countries. There are plenty of research being granted to researchers by government funding agencies and private research centres and hospital in accordance. These researches are now in various stages of studt in United States, canada and United Kingdom mainly. But this research is not limited to these countries, but it is regularly expanding in various countries.
In France, the mental health scale, it is a serious illness lying between neurosis and psychosis (the original “broad” psychoanalytical definition). Almost 90% of the patients suffering from a Borderline disorder are also diagnosed with another personality disorder or a serious psychosis. Eg. Schizotypal, histrionic or dependent disorder. The error of diagnosis, or rather an incomplete diagnosis, seems sadly prevalent, due to lack of bdp knowledge and experience on the part of the psychiatrists and therapists who are on the front lines of diagnosis. Borderline patients have a problem controlling their emotions. They suffer from frequent, intense and unpredictable sudden changes of mood (mood swings up and down). It’s like you’re in the back seat of the car and your emotions are driving. The impulsive behaviors are a strong facet. Borderlines are born with an innate biological tendency to react more intensely to lower levels of stress than others, and to take longer to recover. They peak “higher” emotionally with less provocation and take longer to come down.