Borderline Personality Disorder: What’s in a Name?

Borderline Personality Disorder: What’s in a Name?

There has long been a ground swell of support to change the name Borderline Personality Disorder. People with the disorder as well as many who treat it have noted that the name is misleading, stigmatizing, and no longer accurately portrays the condition first described in the official psychiatric literature 80 years ago.

Now there are people clamoring not for a change in the name, but getting rid of the name altogether. Read all about this radical idea here

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