Missed diagnosis and no treatment: BPD’s risk to adolescents


Neurological imaging studies suggest that people with BPD have an overactive amygdala, the part of the brain where emotions are processed, and an underactive pre-frontal cortex, that regulates those emotions. And among adolescents, it can be dismissed as a phase of normal adolescent development, and misdiagnosis poses an additional risk to these young people.

Source: Missed diagnosis and no treatment: BPD’s risk to adolescents

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