Signs of Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder (also known as BPD) is a psychological problem that is a major cause of emotional instability. This mental condition can create several other mental and behavioral disorders. In this condition, the patient may acquire a completely distorted self-image. He may feel fundamentally flawed and worthless. Impulsive mood swings is common, although he may desire to have loving and lasting relationships.


Borderline personality disorder mainly distorts how the patient feels about himself, how he relates to others, and it clearly affects the patient’s behavior.

Signs and symptoms of borderline personality disorder are as following:

  1. Risky driving, unsafe behaviors, gambling, illegal drug use and other impulsive and risky behavior
  2. Self-injury and other destructive behaviors
  3. Frequent and impulsive mood swings
  4. Intense episodes of stress, anxiety or depression that don’t last long
  5. Difficulty in controlling emotions
  6. Suicidal thoughts
  7. Neglected, loneliness, emptiness, or hopelessness feelings
  8. Fear of loneliness
  9. Self-haterd and/or self-loathing feeling
  10. Anger and impulsive antagonistic behavior


If you have one or more of these conditions, or know someone who has, please consult with a mental health professional immediately.