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Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder
by Paul J. Hannig, Ph.D., MFCC, CCMHC, NCC Sections AbstractSome Characteristics of Borderline PersonalitiesOther Aspects of Borderline PersonalitiesBehavior of Borderline Personalities Causes of Borderline Personality Disorder The Process of TherapyReferences ABSTRACT: This paper is a narrative, exploratory, descriptive, and investigative profile of Borderline Personality Disorder (BP). Its purpose is to expand the existing description of behavioral characteristics of this disorder and to include a deeper emotional and interpersonal understanding of borderline symptomatology. This article presents a profile of the Borderline Personality Disorder (BP). Some Characteristics of Borderline Personalities Borderline Personality Disorder clients cannot sustain emotional commitment. This dysfunctional cycle has its roots in early childhood. The BP feels eternally alone and abandoned. Many borderlines have a perfectly working, pleasant, alluring, seductive, competent, superman/woman facade.

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How to deal with people with BPD Joanna Wald's image for: "How to Deal with People with Borderline Personality Disorder" Caption: Borderline personality disorder Photo by: kentoh Definition Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental disorder characterized by disturbed and unstable interpersonal relationships and self-image, along with impulsive, reckless, and often self-destructive behavior. BORDERLINE WAIFS AND UNSUNG HEROES; Rescuing The Woman Who Doesn't Want To Be Saved. BORDERLINE WAIFS AND UNSUNG HEROES; Rescuing The Woman Who Doesn't Want To Be Saved. By Shari Schreiber, M.A. Given the hundreds of letters I get from men who desperately "want to help" the Borderline after their troubling affair has ended, I suppose this article's time has finally come. I understand that you tirelessly tried to assist her, teach her and rescue her during that relationship, and you're wrestling with letting go of this fixation, weeks or months later. You may even be keeping your perceptions about what really went on in your dynamic under wraps, for fear of hurting her feelings--or risking that she won't speak to you again.

Behind the Facade: The "False Self" of the Narcissist {*style:<i>There's a face that we hide till the nighttime appears, And what's hiding inside, behind all of our fears, Is our true self, locked inside the façade! </i>*} (From the musical Jekyll and Hyde--see link at bottom) How to Deal with Borderline Personality Disorder Steps Method 1 of 4: Understand "Borderline Personality Disorder" (BPD) 1Expect some of these character traits in the person with "Borderline Personality Disorder" (BPD), such as:Poor, or lack of, control over emotions.Sudden changes in mood.Poor follow-through. Frequently changing opinions and plans.Inability to maintain normal emotional relationships, throwing temper tantrums, arguing over insignificant events, fits of rage, at times "for no clear reason".Or the opposite, called "flat affect", often unable to feel or express anger.Fear of loneliness and isolation: yet, often at the same time, showing a tendency to avoid people, keeping them away.Fear of abandonment.

Borderline Personality Disorder Free Monthly Family Education Workshops: McLean Hospital and NEA.BPD May 15th Moderator and patient panelists 6pm Belmont, Mass., Thursday evenings 6pm. See below for 2013-2014 schedule. Family Education Workshops -2013-2014 Schedule Thursdays 6:00 pm-7:15 pm DeMarneffe Building, Room 132 Made possible through generous philanthropic support, these workshops are FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC ___________________________________________________________________ September 19, 2013 Family Connections from NEA-BPD ( Parent’s presentation of Family Connections curriculum and […] NASSPD Conference Videos

UCL Psychoanalysis What is mentalization? What is mentalization-based treatment? Research evidence for treatment focusing on mentalizing Randomized controlled trial of MBT for BPD Follow-up study of MBT for BPD Cost-effectiveness study of MBT References What is mentalization? Mentalization is the capacity to make sense of self and other in terms of subjective states and mental processes. Being able to understand other people’s behaviour in terms of their likely thoughts and feelings is a major developmental achievement that, we believe, is facilitated by secure attachment relationships. How to Diagnose and Treat Borderline Personality Disorder Save to Favorites Edit Article Edited by Mariah Dawn, Uncle ld, Laura, Maluniu and 1 other

Borderline Personality Disorder Resource Center The despair of Borderline Personality Disorder patients is usually associated with self-destructive and impulsive behaviors, and therefore BPD patients almost always have coexisting mental health problems that lead to an exacerbation of the patient's psychological and physical health. These most often include: Major Depressive Disorder: Approximately 60% Dysthymia (chronic, mild to moderate depression): Approximately 70% Substance abuse: Approximately 35% Eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, binge eating) : Approximately 25% Bipolar disorder: Approximately 15% Antisocial Personality Disorder: Approximately 25% Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Approximately 25% Self-Injury: Approximately 55%-85% People with BPD may also have issues with Compulsive spending and/or gambling Compulsive and risky sexual behavior Suicidal ideation Deceptiveness

UCL Psychoanalysis - Homepage The Psychoanalysis Unit at UCL was established by the late Professor Joseph Sandler, the previous holder of the Freud Memorial Chair in Psychoanalysis. Professor Peter Fonagy, the current holder of the Chair, directs the unit. The mission of the Psychoanalysis Unit is to strengthen the links between psychoanalysis and other academic disciplines. The unit is principally involved in the MPhil/PhD in Psychoanalytic Studies, and has over twenty doctoral students.

any hope? any success stories? in Open Forum (BPD) Forum Well first of all you need to trust a therapist to diagnose you correctly.... Bipolar and BPD are extremely close and along the same spectrum.... In fact often times people are DX'd with both..... And either way the treatment with meds are extremely similar..... Borderline Personality Disorder - symptoms, nature, and treatment are outlined and explored How to Locate a Psychiatrist and Therapist Experienced in Borderline Disorder After taking the online test, you may believe that you have borderline disorder, or traits of borderline disorder. Your question may then be, “How can I locate a psychiatrist and mental health clinician in my area who are experienced in diagnosing and treating borderline disorder?” The following referral source is the most likely to be of help to you: Borderline Personality Disorder Resource Center 21 Bloomingdale Road White Plains, NY 10605 Office: