Borderline Personality Disorder is a condition in which an individual has long-term patterns of unstable or turbulent emotions, such as feelings about themselves and others. These inner experiences often cause them to take impulsive actions and have chaotic relationships.
Although the causes of borderline personality disorder (BPD) are unknown… genetic, family, and social factors are thought to play roles. Borderline Personality Disorder tends to occur more often in women and among hospitalised psychiatric patients.
Risk factors for BPD include: Abandonment in childhood or adolescence; Disrupted family life; Poor communication in the family and Sexual abuse.