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Self-harming behaviors like cutting are part of a group of impulsive symptoms that may occur with people affected by Borderline Disorder.
The most extreme case of self-injurious behavior is suicide. Learning how to understand the risk factors and behaviors surrounding suicide will help keep you alert to the signs and risks.
Sometimes termed as “the motor” of Borderline Disorder, anxiety is characterized by fear and anxiety behaviors that persist beyond a given high-stress situation.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, known most commonly by its acronym, ADHD, is typically characterized by developmentally inappropriate short attention span, poor concentration, and frequent hyperactivity and impulsivity.
A distinct mental disorder, Bipolar Disorder is a personality disorder typically characterized by a combination of elated, hypomanic activity and depressive episodes. Bipolar Disorder occurs in up to ten percent of people with Borderline Disorder.
Common for many suffering with Borderline Disorder, depression can be so prominent and persistent that it prevents people from being able to work or function in social situations.