borderline personality disorder


noun

psychiatry a mental condition on the dividing line between a psychiatric disorder and normality characterized by impulsiveness, extreme mood swings, and often aggressiveness

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Medicine definitions for borderline personality disorder

borderline personality disorder
[ bôrdər-līn′ ]

n.

A personality disorder marked by a long-standing pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, behavior, mood, and self-image that can interfere with social or occupational functioning or cause extreme emotional distress.
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