Science Quiz / Borderline Personality Disorder Facts

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Can you determine whether or not these statements about Borderline Personality Disorder are true or false?

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StatementTrue (t) or False (f)
In order to be diagnosed, only one test is needed
8-10% of people with BPD have commited suicide.
People with BPD are more likely to be abusive.
In order to be professionally diagnosed, someone has to fit four out of the nine criteria.
BPD affects 0.2% of adults.
70% of people with BPD have self harmed.
75% of people with BPD have attempted suicide.
BPD was listed in the DSM-III for the first time in 1960.
79% of people have stopped meeting the criteria after at least four years of hospitalization.
BPD is less known than Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder, yet it is more common than both.
StatementTrue (t) or False (f)
70% of people with BPD also meet the criteria for other mental illnesses
People with BPD have an increased risk for anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, eating disorders, and substance abuse.
Those diagnosed are among people with the highest risk for suicide.
40-71% of patients with BPD have reported being sexually abused.
BPD usually appears in someone's teens or early twenties
75% of those diagnosed are male.
Diabetes, high blood pressure, chronic back pain, Arthritis, & Fibromyalgia often occur with BPD
People with BPD are often underdiagnosed or misdiagnosed with other mental illnesses
50% of people have recovered completely after hospitalization.
Everyone with BPD has unstable relationships.

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