Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

What is borderline personality disorder (BPD)?

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a type of personality disorder. You might be diagnosed with a personality disorder if you have difficulties with how you think and feel about yourself and other people. And if these difficulties make it hard to cope day to day.

Experiences of BPD are different for different people. You may experience emotions that are very intense, overwhelming, or changeable. You may also experience difficulties with relationships or your sense of identity. Our page on experiences of BPD has more information on what it’s like living with BPD