Our expert says:
Someone with BDP can of course be highly manipulative ; a skilled shrink may detect that. But there is no way to "get" anybody assessed by a shrink compulsorily and against their will, UNLESS there is good reason to believe that they are a significant risk to themselves or to others, and this is generally no the case with BPD. IF someone is behaving peculiarly in a public case, the police may be able to start the process ; otherwise discuss this with your GP or any doctor who has seen the person who is worrying you, and thus has some basis to know their condition
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