What causes BPD?
no one knows what causes it, i'm surprised your doc even said that about bullying - the truth is he doesnt know.
no one ever mentioned borderline personality structure to me, but i was diagnosed with bpd several years ago. i was never sexually abused, physically abused or bullied as a child. my childhood was pretty much sunshine and rainbows all the way.
some studies do suggest that there is a connection between early childhood trauma and bpd - that could be anything from a situation where you might have been "abandoned" (whether real or perceived), or abused. right now the general consensus is that bpd is probably the result of a number of things, including genetic predisposition, brain chemistry, and traumatic experiences.
i wouldnt stress about the cause - you can't change that anyway - focus on dealing with the effects. Read More At : ...