Brain & Nervous System Diseases and Conditions Mental Health

Risk Factors and Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder


Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is one of many mental health disorders that will impact how you perceive yourself and those around you. Although both men and women can develop borderline personality disorder, young adults are more likely to get BPD. Oftentimes, this disorder will cause problems in everyday life. If you are worried that you or someone you know may have BPD, informing yourself about the symptoms and risk factors is important.

Here are some symptoms of BPD to help you figure out whether you or a loved one may require an evaluation from a healthcare professional: