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No unfortunatly not,you can send in a ticket or wait for livesupport to be online then you can chat one to one with a staffmember or peersupporter.
Send in a ticket please,we are here for you. Tickets are answered in 24 hours. If you need immidiate support please contact your local crisis team.
To learn more about the diagnosis BPD we would suggest that you read information pages of our website http://www.bpdworld.org/ . To some people reading is also useful, for your convenience we have compiled a recommended reading list available here.
The best thing to do would be to see your GP he/she can refer you to mental health help.
Heres some tips and info; 1. Exercise 2. Putting on fake tattoos 3. Drawing on yourself in red marker (make sure it's washable!) 4. Scribbling on sheets an sheets of paper 5. Writing (poetry, stories, journal, etc.) 6. Cuddling with a stuffed toy ...
I would say the most important thing to do is to TALK. Don't suppress, bottle or act out the feelings in a way which could hurt yourself. Talking to family, friends, even the Samaritans would be a good way forward. Also, believe in recovery, and in your o...
BPD is more common in females. Perhaps females tend to take their inner anger out on themselves, whereas male sufferers take it out on those around them, as a general rule.
Try to remember how complex borderline personality disorder is, many mental health teams would not have had training in how to work with people who have this diagnosis although things are getting better.   Try to explain the problems you experien...
There are a number of useful coping strategies but you may find some more useful than others. It is down to personal choice. To name a few:Keep a diary of your moods and medsHave a bath in candlelight and just lie there, chill and clear your mindCall a fr...
This is unfortunately a common perception among many health care professionals. It is a difficult and often emotional area to work in and may bring up many issues for the clients and the therapist. Misunderstanding is common as it is often hard to see pas...
What is BPD
Borderline personality disorder also known as emotionally unstable personality disorder is one of ten defined by the diagnostic and statistic manual (DSM). One of the core signs and symptoms in BPD is the proneness to impulsive behaviour. This impulsivene...
They are completely different conditions. Bipolar disorder used to be called 'manic depression', and it is where someone's mood swings between highs and lows. Although people with borderline personality disorder may also experience mood swings, they are o...
As with most personality disorders, the symptoms seem to become less acute, and less severe. This is likely to be a result of people maturing, and finding new and better coping mechisms with which to deal with life, and also a process of the condition 'bu...
The prevalence of BPD is estimated to be about 2% of the general population. Approximately 10% of individuals seen in out-patient mental health clinics, suffer from this disorder. Given its impact on day to day functioning, I would consider BPD to be a mo...
There is considerable variability in the course of BPD. The most common pattern is one of chronic instability in early adulthood, with episodes of serious mood disorder and inability to control impulses. There is high level of use of mental health resourc...
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