7. How is emotional instability treated?

Treating emotional instability requires long-term work. There are several forms of treatment that are known to be effective. For most people, the symptoms of emotional instability will alleviate within ten years, and spontaneous recovery is possible as well.

Life with emotional dysregulation can feel like a continuous rollercoaster of emotions. However, there is help available for rapid and intense emotional fluctuations. In the long term, the person may become entirely symptom-free, and many are left with only mild symptoms or occasional periods of more severe symptoms.

Moving on from emotional instability