borderline personality disorder

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borderline personality disorder
 
n
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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borderline personality disorder bor·der·line personality disorder (bôr'dər-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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