"Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a genuine emotional instability stamped by unsteady temperaments, conduct, and connections. In 1980, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, Third Edition (DSM-III) recorded BPD as a diagnosable disease interestingly. Most therapists and other emotional well-being experts utilize the DSM to analyze dysfunctional behaviors. Since a few individuals with extreme BPD have brief insane scenes, specialists initially thought about this disease as atypical, or marginal, forms of other mental issue. While psychological wellness specialists now by and large concur that the name ""Borderline personality disorder"" is misdirecting, a more precise term does not exist yet. "
"• 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.
During a statistical analysis in United Kingdom, the unweighted prevalences of personality disorders from the second stage of the survey showed that 10.7% of the sample (4.4% weighted) had at least one DSM–IV disorder, with men more likely to have a disorder (13.3%; weighted 5.4%) compared with women (8.7%; weighted 3.4%). All personality disorder categories were more prevalent in men, apart from the schizotypal category. The weighted prevalences of individual disorders were between 0.06% and 1.9%, but there was no case of narcissistic or histrionic disorder identified among those sampled in the survey. After weighting, the most prevalent personality disorder was the obsessive–compulsive type (1.9%), with dependent and schizotypal disorders being the least frequent (weighted 0.06%) http://bjp.rcpsych.org/content/188/5/423