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.
Getting Help for Mental Illness
The types of doctors and health providers who treat mental illness.
What's Behind Self-Mutilation?
Self-injury, also called self-harm or self-mutilation, is often a sign of deeper problems. WebMD explains its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
The Link Between Depression and Other Mental Illnesses
WebMD explains depression's link to anxiety, eating disorders, substance abuse, and other mental illnesses.
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.