Is Borderline Personality Disorder more Severe than Other Mental Disorders?


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I received a question from one of my followers, “Can you offer any insight as to why there is so much shame attached to BPD? Is it worse than other mental health issues?” I thank this follower for her request, because it gave me the idea for the post, which I believe offers insight and information that are often overlooked.


When I was in graduate school, I remember sitting in my psychopathology class and learning about BPD.  I recall my professor explaining, that many therapists avoid working with clients’ with BPD.  He explained the reason for this being, that many clinicians find it difficult to make progress with BPD clients, due to their symptoms such as instability, impulsivity, splitting, difficulty trusting others, etc. My professor provided an example of an experience he had working with a client with BPD.  He explained that the client would present anger outbursts almost every session…

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2 responses to “Is Borderline Personality Disorder more Severe than Other Mental Disorders?

  1. psychology4society

    thanks for sharing my post 🙂 ❤

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