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  • Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health condition.
  • People with BPD often have strong, overwhelming emotions and difficulty managing relationships.
  • BPD may cause a person to display extreme behaviours, such as self-harm.
  • BPD often occurs with other mental health issues such as mood disorders, eating disorders and alcohol or drug abuse.
  • With the right treatment and supports, people living with BPD can reduce or eliminate symptoms of BPD.

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Reviewed on: 03-02-2023