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Well, Boderline personality disorder , is also called as emotionally unstable personality , in which the person effected goes through variability / instability in mood , has emotional issues and vulnerability and is quite easily influenced by other people's comments or actions and start behaving to appease others . These people are unstable in maintaining relationships and always find difficulty to form reliable/ trusting relationships with family members , friends and others.
Some other features of Boderline personality disorder are--
1) Impulsive individuals , leading to self damage -- such as promiscuous sex , binge eating
, substance abuse
2) Suicidal tendencies are there or self injurng behaviour is there such as cutting , burning of self, interfering with wound healing,etc.
3) Unstable and inferior self image and continuous appeasement of others to gain importance .
4)Inappropriate or out of control anger without any justification or provocattion , which is more like an attention seeking tactic and throwing temper tantrums.
5)Feelings of low mood , emptiness , and worthlessness.
6)variation in mood.
So, the above mentioned are the main features of Boderline personality disorder.
Diagnosis of Boderline personality disorder can be done by Clincal evaluation by a Psychiatrist or Clinical psychologist .
Treatment of Borderline personality disorder mainly involves PSYCHOTHERAPY , THAT IS COUNSELING IN LAY TERMS , AND the various types of psychotheraies which can be used in treatment of Boderline personality disorder are -- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) , bEHAVIOUR THERAPY, Interpersonal psychotherapy, etc.
I am mentioning below a link which will throw more light on Boderline personality disorder .http://www.mentalhealth.com/dis/p20-pe05.html
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