Why We Need To Relabel BPD As What It Really Is

Borderline personality disorder is really a pattern of trauma responses

Annie Tanasugarn, PhD
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6 min readAug 8, 2022

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I have studied Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) for years. Two things that have always affected me are how subpar many treatments are for BPD and how backwards diagnostics are regarding this very confusing — and stigmatized — disorder.

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Annie Tanasugarn, PhD
Invisible Illness

Psychologist. Certified Trauma & Relationship Specialist. This is my only account.