Most of us with Borderline Personality Disorder also suffer from depression. We are very creative, deep thinkers. Is there a connection between the two? I have found several articles that I believe demonstrate very well that there is. Read on and see what you think: http://forfreepsychology.wordpress.com/2013/06/28/depression-existential-depression-and-unwanted-gifts/ http://www.sengifted.org/archives/articles/existential-depression-in-gifted-individual http://www.sengifted.org/archives/articles/can-you-hear-the-flowers-sing-issues-for-gifted-adults http://highability.org/36/existential-depression/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intellectual_giftedness#Depression http://highability.org/435/gifted-and-talented-but-with-insecurity-and-low-self-esteem/ http://www.sengifted.org/archives/articles/the-me-behind-the-mask-intellectually-gifted-students-and-the-search-for-identity http://educationaladvancement.wordpress.com/2013/04/30/i-wont-try-to-fix-you/ http://www.hspnotes.com/2003/03/of-giftedness-add-depression-and-being.html
‘I’m a Fraud’: Gifted and talented but insecure | High Ability / Gifted Adults.
As most people with Borderline Personality Disorder are gifted individuals, even as children, and are also usually prone to depression, I find this a highly interesting article. We are often deep thinkers and tend to over-analyze everything to death. This article may help explain why: Existential Depression in Gifted Children | The Unbounded Spirit.