Borderline personality disorder test

Borderline personality disorder test
This borderline personality disorder test is not made for diagnostic purposes. This online test can be used to see whether or not you (or your friend) meets (most of) the criteria for borderline personality disorder. Sometimes people have difficulty understanding their own behaviour, because it seems to be so different from other people’s ways of behaving. A common problem for people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) is their inability to maintain friendships/relationships the way others do. Click here to read more about common problems people with BPD have to deal with. This borderline personality disorder test can help you to find an explanation for your behaviour. On this website you can also find information about possible next steps towards more normal/healthy behaviour.
After filling in the online test you will see your score and what the score represents. The borderline personality disorder test is anonymous and takes only 5 minutes of your time.

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What is Borderline personality disorder?
People with borderline personality disorder try to avoid real or imagined situations of (possible) abandonment. This can result in destructive behaviour, such as suicide attempts and self harm (cutting). Although the frequent mood swings, impulsiveness, and anger are a result of possible abandonment, it may push people (partners, friends, family) away. This can intensify the mood swings, impulsiveness, and anger. In other words: BPD people may find themselves in a vicious circle when it comes to social interactions, and may experience the same patterns in various friendships.
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At Barends Psychology Practice we offer (online) therapy for borderline personality disorder. Contact us to schedule a first, free of charge, online session. (Depending on your health insurance, treatment may be reimbursed).

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The borderline personality disorder test

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I fear that my family, partner or friends abandon or betray me, even when no real threat exists.
I cannot stand being alone.
I get desperate and/or furious when my close ones leave me even for a short period of time.
My relationships with close ones are very emotional and troublesome.
In my relationship with close ones, at first I idealize them and later, when something goes wrong, I hate them. These extremes in my attitude to people interchange frequently.
People find me too demanding in relationships.
I've attempted to completely change the life I lead.
I have doubts about who I am and what the meaning of my life is.
I think I', a bad evil person.
When I'm driving a car, I cannot resist the urge to speed up and enjoy reckless driving.
At times I resort to binge eating.
At times I spend money recklessly.
I can't control myself when I'm gambling.
I engage in unsafe and inappropriate sexual contacts.
I'm thinking of fantasizing about committing suicide.
When I have quarrels with my close ones I threat to kill myself.
When I'm very upset or angry, I hurt myself to calm down.
I have times when I feel very irritable for several hours.
I feel anxious for several hours.
I seek out new activities or experiences to occupy myself because I get bored easily.
I get desperate because I feel empty.
I get angry easily.
I feel that everyone and everything is against me.
I have the feeling that I'm not real.