All about dissociative disorders
Let’s look at what dissociation is, and explore the different types ...
BPD is rare.
BPD is not rare. Between 1-6% of people have BPD. BPD can affect people of all ages and genders.
People with BPD use suicide and self-harm as a form of attention-seeking.
People with BPD are NOT ‘attention-seeking’. They experience genuine distress and deserve support and compassion.
BPD is impossible to treat.
BPD is very treatable. There are lots of treatments (e.g., ‘DBT’) and options. Different things work for different people.
Someone I care about has BPD – how do I support them?
People with BPD told us, in their own words, how you can best support them.
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