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.
SSRI Antidepressants for Bipolar Disorder
WebMD explains how antidepressants and other drugs are combined to treat bipolar disorder I - and what their side effects may be.
Women With Bipolar Disorder
WebMD describes the unique concerns for women with bipolar disorder, including treatment of bipolar disorder during pregnancy.
Symptoms of Alcohol Abuse
You may know alcohol use disorder as “alcohol abuse,” alcohol dependence,” or “alcoholism.” How can you know if you have it?
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.
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.
How to Find a Therapist
Whether an adult or child needs therapy, finding the right therapist takes research, patience, and intuition.