BPD is common, affecting 1-4% of Australians.
People with borderline personality disorder are often treated as if they have a personality flaw, rather than mental health issues stemming from trauma. It's time we changed its name.
Mariah Carey recently announced she has bipolar II disorder. Most of us won’t know what that means.
Media portrayals don't help misconceptions about disorders such as bipolar, schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder. So what do these terms actually mean?
Gender is a an important determinant of mental health.
Gender is important in defining susceptibility and exposure to a number of mental health risks. Gender can also explain differences in mental health outcomes.
Lance Franklin has been ruled out of Saturday’s qualifying final due to a mental health condition.
Lance 'Buddy' Franklin's story highlights not only the persistent stigma surrounding mental illness, but the potential of sport to help tackle it.
Narcissism is a key trait in the subset of ‘dramatic, emotional and erratic’ personality disorders.
Personality disorders have been richly illustrated by filmmakers. Think of attention-seeking Scarlett in Gone with the Wind. Or the villains in Silence of the Lambs and The Talented Mr. Ripley.
Borderline personality disorder is characterised by problems regulating emotions and thoughts.
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We all possess a unique set of personality traits that make us who we are. These are the usual ways we perceive, think, feel, behave and relate to others, and they tend to be consistent across time and…