What Is Borderline Personality Disorder? - Symptoms, Treatment & Therapy


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Borderline Personality Disorder is coded on which Axis of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)?

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1. Primary features of Borderline Personality Disorder include all of the following except _____.

2. Common behaviors associated with suicidality in Borderline Personality Disorder include _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a type of disorder that is marked by instability in personality and interpersonal relationships. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of the characteristics and types of therapy for BPD.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Axis of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders on which BPD falls
  • Features of Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Behaviors associated with suicidality in BPD
  • Effective treatments for the disorder
  • Examples of unstable interpersonal relationship patterns

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about BPD's symptoms and treatments
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information on Borderline Personality Disorder and suicidality and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about this disorder, review the lesson What Is Borderline Personality Disorder? - Symptoms, Treatment & Therapy. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the gender of 75% of BPD patients
  • Recall the characteristics of Cluster B Personality Disorder
  • Understand the common risks associated with BPD