7 Surprising Warning Signs of Borderline Personality Disorder Could It Be Borderline Personality Disorder? Borderline personality disorder, or BPD, is a serious mental health condition that affects behaviors and emotions as well as relationships and career. Use this BPD symptom guide to know when to seek help. By Diana Rodriguez Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH
Depression is a real illness- not a weakness or a character flaw- a person can't just "snap out of it" or "get over it" and they are not just feeling sorry for themselves or seeking attention- Medical treatment is often needed. There is no shame in seeking treatment for a mental illness- end the stigma and save lives.