"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. The researchers found that the prevalence for any personality disorder in the United States is 9.1 percent. Specific prevalence rates for borderline personality disorder and antisocial personality disorder were estimated at 1.4 percent and 0.6 percent, respectively. Thirty-nine percent of respondents with a personality disorder received treatment for problems related to mental health or substance use at some time during the previous 12 months. On average, respondents made two visits seeking mental health treatment. Even though the majority of cases were seen by a psychiatrist or other mental health professional, respondents were more likely to receive treatment from general medical providers than mental health specialists. http://www.nimh.nih.gov/news/science-news/2007/national-survey-tracks-prevalence-of-personality-disorders-in-us-population.shtml