FAQ Category: Questions about BPD

Are people with BPD dangerous?

Are people with BPD dangerous?

No, people with BPD are no more dangerous than any other area of society! Statiscally, a person with BPD is much more likely to hurt themselves than anyone else – the condition has a...

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...

Can you recover from BPD?

Can you recover from BPD?

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 treatments are available for BPD?

What treatments are available for BPD?

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...

How is BPD diagnosed?

How is BPD diagnosed?

You should first speak with your GP about your concerns, they may then refer you onto a community mental health team (CMHT) or may recommend a form of therapy first to see if that...