Signs and symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) may include:
Co-occurring Psychiatric Conditions with BPD
Adolescents experiencing BPD often present with severe trauma issues and diagnosable Complex Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Signs and symptoms of Complex PTSD may include:
Other behavioral indicators for admission include:
These unstable moods in adolescents can last for a few hours or days and may be accompanied by persistent feelings of emptiness, inappropriate anger or trouble controlling anger. At times, there may be marked social withdrawal and the holding of psychologically damaging secrets. In some instances, adolescents may display such profound instability of mood and behavior that they have acquired a host of diagnoses and a history of multiple failed treatment efforts.