Borderline Personality Disorder

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Evaluating for Borderline Personality Disorder

By: jives | May 9th , 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 1 Comment

According to DSM-5, BPD is “a pervasive pattern of instability of interpersonal relationships, self-image, and affects, and marked impulsivity.” Based on the eight DSM-5 criteria for BPD, here are some questions you can ask patients to confirm a diagnosis: Identity disturbance Ask patients, “Do you have a sense of where you’re going in life?

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