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    symptoms of: Borderline Personality Disorder

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    What are the key symptoms of BPD?

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    According to the DSM-IV TR Borderline Personality Disorder has symptoms of:

    1.patterns of instability with interpersonal relationships, self-image (low self-esteem), and affects (negative mood, behavior, reactions); usually begins in early adult hood (19-26); present in variety of settings; and displays five or more of following:
    2.efforts to avoid real or imagined abandonment
    3.unstable and intense interpersonal ...

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    Reworded DSM-IV criteria of BPD with references