Borderline Personality Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a mental health condition characterized by an ongoing pattern of trouble regulating emotions. Those with BPD also often experience self-image issues, impulsivity, and unstable relationships. The symptoms of BPD can make it hard for individuals with the disorder to perform daily tasks and activities. It estimated that 1.4% of the United States adult population experience BPD, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Of that percentage, approximately 75% of those diagnosed with BPD are women.
For those with borderline personality disorder, there is hope. With treatment many individuals can manage symptoms and live their life to the fullest.