Taken from Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified by Robert O. Friedel, M.D.
To some, the term borderline personality disorder does not evoke pleasant images. It reminds people of someone who is crying, yelling, screaming. It can feel like a death sentence to be diagnosed as borderline especially since there is little information out there that is based on facts. There are four hallmarks of BPD, which are: 1) poorly regulated emotions, 2) impulsivity, 3) impaired