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borderline personality disorder

n. Abbr. BPD
A personality disorder characterized by impulsiveness and by a long-standing pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, behavior, mood, and self-image, with symptoms often including intense anger and fear of abandonment.
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borderline personality disorder

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(Psychiatry) psychiatry a mental condition on the dividing line between a psychiatric disorder and normality characterized by impulsiveness, extreme mood swings, and often aggressiveness
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Emotionally unstable-impulsive type and emotionally unstable-borderline type are collectively called borderline personality disorder and dissocial personality disorder is called as antisocial personality disorder in Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V).2 In addition, few personality disorders as per DSM-V--schizotypal and narcissistic - are categorised as mental disorder other than personality disorders in ICD-10.2 Personality assessment involves the administration, scoring and interpretation of empirically supported methods of personality traits' evaluation to improve clinical diagnosis and to increase the reliability of behavioural prediction in a variety of clinical, forensic, organisational and educational settings.6
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