Is the Idea of a Personality Disorder Outdated?

There is a lot of stigma attached to labels like BPD.

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It was the first of my many encounters in the private and public mental health systems with the judgement that accompanies a diagnosis of BPD — a potent label that’s hard for people to live down.

Personality disorders like BPD are the black sheep of the mental health system, always acting out, not fitting in, and intransigently resisting pharmacological help.

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