Emotionally unstable personality disorder (EUPD) is the most common type of personality disorder. It is also known as borderline personality disorder. It usually causes you to experience intense and fluctuating emotions, which can last for anywhere between a few hours and several days at a time.
How do you deal with an emotionally unstable person?
There are some general strategies that you can use to help:Listen without making judgements and concentrate on their needs in that moment.Ask them what would help them.Reassure and signpost to practical information or resources.Avoid confrontation.Ask if there is someone they would like you to contact.
What qualifies as emotional instability?
What is emotional instability? Emotional instability presents with a changeable mood. You could be feeling happy and energetic one minute, but then small things like a comment made by someone or something not going as planned can result in a sudden, and sometimes quite catastrophic, drop in mood.
How do I know if my GF is mentally ill?
Signs Your Spouse Has a Mental IllnessExcessive sadness.Trouble sleeping or feeling tired.Strong feelings of anger or irritability.Having suicidal thoughts.Extreme mood swings (i.e. going from feeling depressed to feeling euphoric quickly)Having hallucinations or delusions, or difficulty perceiving reality.