Borderline Personality Disorder
What can be done to prevent the condition?
There are no known ways to prevent this condition. A stable and loving home life during childhood is thought to reduce the risk of personality disorders.
What are the long-term effects of the condition?
Long-term effects are mostly related to the person's behavior. This may include financial, legal, and social problems. Death may occur due to suicide or risk-taking behavior.
What are the risks to others?
Borderline personality disorder is not contagious and poses no risk to others.