A “Hallmark” of BPD

As the only psychological disorder with recurrent suicide attempts as a primary diagnostic criterion, BPD demands aggressive and effective treatment. For individuals diagnosed with BPD, 8-10% commit suicide, while suicidal ideation in patients is seen at an even greater number. POST 1

In an “introduction to Borderline Personality Disorder” by John G. Gunderson, MD, the aspect of suicide as one of the criteria for BPD, is discussed. Take a look: https://www.borderlinepersonalitydisorder.org/understading-bpd/a-bpd-brief/

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