How to Spot the 9 Traits of Borderline Personality Disorder

MedCircle sat down with Dr. Ramani Durvasula to discuss how to spot the 9 traits of a highly misunderstood mental health condition: borderline personality disorder.

She answers:

  • What are the trademarks of borderline personality disorder?
  • What does it feel like to have borderline personality disorder?
  • How is BPD different from other personality disorders?
  • How is BPD different than bipolar disorder?
  • What are the 9 traits of borderline personality disorder?
  • Do you have to have all 9 traits to receive a BPD diagnosis?

Dr. Ramani ends the interview with tips for helping a loved one who might have borderline personality disorder. 

You can follow Dr. Ramani on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Watch our interview with Encina, who is living with dissociative identity disorder (DID).

 If you think a friend or family member is considering suicide, express your concern and seek help immediately. If you are feeling suicidal, call 1-800-273-TALK in the U.S. or visit https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/.

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