Some of borderline personality disorder’s reputation of being difficult to treat comes from the antiquated idea that BPD is intractable and that people with BPD have a character problem that makes them attention-seeking and help-rejecting
“I noticed my symptoms were a lot stronger and more dysfunctional when I was in a relationship,” she says, who was diagnosed in March 2021.
“I get obsessive quite quickly. I’ll constantly want to call or text, and I’ll isolate from other friends – I drop hobbies and dedicate all my time to that person.”
A new paper appearing in the journal Personality Disorders attempts to catalog the nuanced emotional experiences associated with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and offers insight on how to treat one of the more “treatment-resistant” personality disorders.