Borderline Personality Disorder Directory
Borderline personality disorder is a mental illness that causes intense mood swings, impulsive behaviors, and severe problems with relationships and self-worth. People with borderline personality disorder often have other problems such as depression, eating disorders, or substance abuse. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about borderline personality, its characteristics, how it's treated, and much more.
Borderline Personality Disorder vs. Bipolar Disorder
Borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder are often confused. They both have symptoms of impulsiveness and mood swings.
Women With Bipolar Disorder
WebMD describes the unique concerns for women with bipolar disorder, including treatment of bipolar disorder during pregnancy.
Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
Learn more from the experts at WebMD about treatment options - drug and nondrug - for bipolar disorder.
Complications of Binge Eating Disorder
Binge eating disorder can lead to medical complications similar to those of obesity. WebMD explains.
Recognizing Childhood Depression, Anxiety
Learn the symptoms that signal depression in children and how childhood depression differs from normal sadness.
Cutting & Self-Harm: Warning Signs and Treatment
Cutting can be a parent's worst nightmare which often comes by surprise.
Medications for Alcohol Dependence
Treatment for alcohol use disorder isn't just 12-step programs. Medication can help people who want to stop drinking or drink significantly less.
How to Find a Therapist
Whether an adult or child needs therapy, finding the right therapist takes research, patience, and intuition.