Occasionally, some individuals who suffer from borderline personality disorder (BPD) may develop transient (short-lasting) psychotic symptoms ; these are also sometimes referred to as : psychotic episodes, psychotic experiences or ‘breaks from reality.’
What is Psychosis?
Psychosis can involve :
– seeing things which are not there (visual hallucinations)
– hearing things which are not there eg the sufferer might believe they can hear voices telling them to harm, or