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Why Females are More Likely to be Diagnosed with BPD than Men.



Approximately 70% of those diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD) are female. So why does BPD appear to be more prevalent amongst women than men? Several theories seek to address this question, and, below, I give details of the main explanations that have been put forward :

1) Women are more likely to seek medical help for conditions like depression and anxiety (these conditions are predominant symptoms of BPD) than men. This is because men are more frequently

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