How is borderline personality disorder diagnosed? Is it common in India? Dr Ashlesha Bagadia talks about the complexity of BPD diagnosis and why women are more likely to be diagnosed with it than men. ‘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.