Borderline personality disorder. Definition

Medical Definition: Borderline personality disorder

BPD (for its acronym in English). Serious mental illness marked by unstable moods and impulsive behavior. People with BPD have problems with relationships, family and work life, long-term planning and self-identity. Symptoms include intense bouts of anger, depression and anxiety that can lead to injuries against oneself or suicide, abuse drugs or alcohol, excessive spending, binge eating and risky sex. A person with BPD who is diagnosed with cancer may be at greater risk of suicide. Also called BPD.

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