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Some visitors to Bully OnLine have suggested that the bullies in their lives exhibit characteristics of Borderline Personality Disorder.
It seems to me that in some cases Borderline Personality Disorder could be the manifestation in adulthood of a psychiatric injury caused by childhood abuse which may have been intentional or unintentional. In people whose behaviour profile is inclined towards that of a target the disorder seems to manifest in varying degrees as a sense of heightened fragility. In people whose behaviour profile is inclined towards that of a bully the disorder seems to manifest as aggression towards others as described on this web site.The main symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder are:
If you believe Borderline Personality Disorder may be relevant, see http://www.bpdresources.com/
See also First Steps and Borderline UK.
A support group for family and friends of Borderline Personality Disorder sufferers is at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BPDcarers
Personality disorders related to Borderline Personality Disorder
The serial bully, antisocial personality disorder, narcissistic personality disorder, paranoid personality disorder, attention-seeking personality disorders, Munchausen Syndrome By Proxy.
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