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Borderline Personality Disorder

  • By: Roy Lubit
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Personality disorders are enduring patterns of behavior and ways of interpreting events that are at odds with cultural expectations and lead to significant distress or impairment. Borderline personality disorder entails marked instability of self-image, mood, and interpersonal ...