FAQs

Do I have to tell my employer I have BPD?

Do I have to tell my employer I have BPD?

In the UK you are not legally obligated to tell your employer about any medical conditions, whether mental or physical. Whether you tell your employer is a personal choice, but you are not obligated...

What is the difference between BPD and EUPD?

What is the difference between BPD and EUPD?

They are both exactly the same condition, the only difference is the name. In recent years, medical professionals have begun to refer to BPD as EUPD – emotionally unstable personality disorder. EUPD is largely...

What causes BPD?

What causes BPD?

Medical professionals are divided on what causes BPD, and the short answer is we don’t really know a definite cause. A large percentage of people who have been diagnosed with BPD have suffered severe...

What is recovery?

What is recovery?

Recovery means different things to different people. To us here at Borderline Support UK, we mean recovery to mean living well with BPD. There is no cure for BPD, but recovery is an ongoing...

How do I support someone with BPD?

How do I support someone with BPD?

Be there for them, in their good times and bad. People living with BPD need stability, they need to know they are cared for and that you won’t leave them. Many people with BPD...

What is the treatment?

What is the treatment?

A combination of medications to alleviate symptoms, and a form of therapy to help you manage any trauma or distress you may be suffering, is usually the route you would take. There is no...

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