In this episode, Dr Ashlesha Bagadia gives viewers a brief introduction to borderline personality disorder, its symptoms and the comorbidities that occur with the illness. This video is beneficial to those who suspect borderline personality in themselves or a loved one, Dr Bagadia describes how the disorder presents itself in a person’s behavior. ‘Understanding BPD with Dr Ashlesha Bagadia’ is a weekly video column about borderline personality disorder (BPD). In this column series she breaks down complex aspects of the disorder for persons diagnosed with it, their friends and family. The column will introduce the viewer to what the disorder is, explain how the diagnosis is made, what treatment involves and how BPD affects a person’s relationships. Dr Bagadia is a psychiatrist and psychotherapist who works in the area of attachment issues and specializes in personality disorders. If you have questions about or related to this column, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.