Did you know, the basis of an initial diagnosis for BPD are yourself showing signs of at least 5 of the 9 main symptoms most associated with the disorder as recognised by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders III or DSM-III. Those signs are as follows…
1. Fear of Abandonment
2. Unstable Relationships
3. Unclear or Shifting Self-Image
4. Impulsive, Self-Destructive Behaviour
6. Extreme Emotional Swings
7. Chronic Feelings of Emptiness
8. Explosive Anger
9. Feeling Suspicious or Out of Touch With Reality
Having a quick look down that list, some people might well be thinking that they have Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). If you are one of those people, you might want to consider getting an initial diagnosis. The good news is you can get diagnosed right here for free!
Why is getting an initial diagnosis for BPD a good thing?
Because it means you can then approach your local GP or mental health team to get the right kind of help/advice then possibly the medication and treatment you need to move forward with your life. It’s not so much about knowing yourself, it is more about showing others what you have is serious and should be treated as so.
Are you ready for the BPD diagnosis questions?
Do make sure you are comfortable and you have a nice drink as there are 30 questions below that will take a little bit of time to answer (about 10 minutes on average). Always think about your answer before you give it and always give nothing but the truth. By doing this you can be sure the results of the test are as accurate as they can be*.
Just remember, there are no right answers below, only the answer that relates best to your personal thoughts and feelings.
*With both a positive or a negative test result, this is an INITIAL DIAGNOSES ONLY! This test designed by our consultant psychiatrist Dr Kim Jennings is as accurate as we can make it, but it should still NOT be used as a guide to treatment or medication of any kind when moving forward. Furthermore, any findings to the contrary to the information of this test is NOT the responsibility nor the negligence of both our consultant psychiatrist (Dr Kim Jennings) nor https://www.bpd.org.uk.