Borderline Personality Disorder Test

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This Borderline Personality Disorder Test (BPD test) can help determine whether you might have the symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Use the results to decide if you need to see a doctor or other mental health professional to further discuss diagnosis and treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder.

After taking the Borderline Personality Disorder test, watch these videos on Borderline Personality Disorder for in-depth information on all aspects of BPD.

Instructions: Answer "Yes" or "No" to the symptoms or behaviors below that you believe accurately describe your condition.

1. My relationships are very intense, unstable, and alternate between the extremes of over idealizing and undervaluing people who are important to me.
2. My emotions change very quickly, and I experience intense episodes of sadness, irritability, and anxiety or panic attacks.
3. My level of anger is often inappropriate, intense and difficult to control.
4. Now, or in the past, when upset, I have engaged in recurrent suicidal behaviors, gestures, threats, or self-injurious behavior such as cutting, burning or hitting myself.
5. I have a significant and persistently unstable image or sense of my self, or of who I am or what I truly believe in.
6. I have very suspicious ideas, and am even paranoid (falsely believe that others are plotting to cause me harm) at times; or I experience episodes under stress when I feel that I, other people or the situation is somewhat unreal.
7. I engage in two or more self-damaging acts such as excessive spending, unsafe and inappropriate sexual conduct, substance abuse, reckless driving, and binge eating.
8. I engage in frantic efforts to avoid real or imagined abandonment by people who are close to me.
9. I suffer from chronic feelings of emptiness and boredom.