Two of the DSM-5 criteria for borderline disorder are in this group:

When it was first identified in the 1930s, psychologists thought the symptoms of BPD were on the border between two other kinds of diagnosis, hence ‘borderline’. BPD is better understood now, but the title has stuck. The term ‘borderline’ doesn’t describe the symptoms of BPD or the people living with it, just the history of the diagnosis.

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Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a long-term mental illness

Ensure that young people with severe borderline personality disorder have access to tier 4 specialist services if required, which may include:


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The most commonly affected emotions in borderline disorder are anger, anxiety and depression. Of the nine DSM-5 criteria for borderline disorder, three fall into this group:

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There are nine specific diagnostic criteria (symptoms) for borderline personality disorder defined in the (referred to as DSM-5) published in 2013 by the American Psychiatric Association. In order to be diagnosed with borderline disorder, you must have five of the nine criteria.

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In addition, if you suffer from borderline disorder, you may also experience emotional hyper-reactivity (“emotional storms”), or emotional responses that are occasionally under- reactive, and frequent episodes of loneliness, and boredom.

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Provide people with borderline personality disorder who have sleep problems with general advice about sleep hygiene, including having a bedtime routine, avoiding caffeine, reducing activities likely to defer sleep (such as watching violent or exciting television programmes or films), and employing activities that may encourage sleep.

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After a crisis has resolved or subsided, ensure that crisis plans, and if necessary the overall care plan, are updated as soon as possible to reflect current concerns and identify which treatment strategies have proved helpful. This should be done in conjunction with the person with borderline personality disorder and their family or carers if possible, and should include:

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4. Self-damaging acts such as excessive spending, unsafe and inappropriate sexual conduct, substance abuse, reckless driving, and binge eating, and
5. Recurrent suicidal behavior, gestures, threats, or self-injurious behavior such as cutting or hitting yourself. (If you cut yourself under stress, you should be evaluated by a psychiatrist to determine why you do this. It is a dangerous activity, and a frequent cause is borderline disorder.)