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Borderline Personality Disorder Resource Center

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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. The Borderline Waif seldom exhibits the harsh or volatile traits we've come to associate with other BPD types. These people might blame their struggles on elements outside their control, like karmic retribution; "I must have done something really awful in a past life, to deserve this!" The Waif seduces you with her fragility.

TARA Association for Personality Disorder Non-BPD's Need Tools Too How to Help a Loved One with Borderline Personality Disorder, Part 1 By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Borderline personality disorder (BPD) can seem like an enigma, even to family and friends, who are often at a loss for how to help. Many feel overwhelmed, exhausted and confused. In Part 1 of our interview, Shari Manning, Ph.D, a licensed professional counselor in private practice who specializes in treating BPD, shares these effective strategies and helps readers gain a deeper understanding of the disorder. Q: What are the most common myths about borderline personality disorder (BPD) and how it manifests? •People with BPD are manipulative. •People with BPD do not really want to die when they attempt suicide. •People with BPD are stalkers (like the character from Fatal Attraction). •People with BPD just don’t want to change (or they would do so). •People with BPD are uncaring and only think of themselves. •BPD develops from childhood sexual abuse. •BPD develops from poor parenting.

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). 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. It is not uncommon for borderlines and narcissists to turn to drugs, alcohol, and sex in order to deny and repress emotional pain. Borderlines have a strong need to control. Emptiness Destructiveness - A Self-Management Guide for Bipolar Disorder DSM IV The Fourth Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM IV is the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health professionals in the United States. It used for patient diagnosis and treatment, and is important for collecting and communicating accurate public health statistics. The DSM consists of three major components: the diagnostic classification, the diagnostic criteria sets, and the descriptive text. The Multiaxial System of Diagnosis in DSM IV Criteria The DSM uses a "multiaxial" system for assessment. There are five axes in the DSM diagnostic system, each relating to a different aspect of a mental disorder: Axis I: This is the top-level diagnosis that usually represents the acute symptoms that need treatment; Axis 1 diagnoses are the most familiar and widely recognized (e.g., major depressive episode , schizophrenic episode , panic attack ). Axis II: Axis II is the assesment of personality disorders and intellectual disabilities.

Borderline Personality Disorder: Etiology and Treatment - Joel Paris How to increase serotonin in the human brain without drugs Aux frontières de la bipolarité et de l’état limite. | Armand Shneor Psychothérapeute Clinicien La frontière entre le trouble bipolaire et borderline semble souvent floue à établir. Le trouble borderline est qualifié de diagnostic d’élimination après qu’une clinique du spectre bipolaire eut été explorée et qu’un traitement visant à ‘’thymoréguler’’ les variations brutales de l’humeur caractérisant le maniaco-dépressif eut été épuisé. Afin de favoriser la compréhension de ces deux pathologies, nous proposons d’en exposer leurs caractéristiques communes et leurs dissemblances. La bipolarité se distingue de l’état limite au moyen de la fréquence des épisodes maniaques et hypomaniaques. Au sein de la bipolarité nous distinguons : - La bipolarité de type I : comprenant de longs épisodes de manie s’étalant sur une durée minimum d’une semaine espacés de longues périodes de dépression dont la durée s’étend au-delà de deux semaines et inversement. L’impulsivité est un symptôme commun aux deux troubles.

The Limits of Intelligence Santiago Ramón y Cajal, the Spanish Nobel-winning biologist who mapped the neural anatomy of insects in the decades before World War I, likened the minute circuitry of their vision-processing neurons to an exquisite pocket watch. He likened that of mammals, by comparison, to a hollow-chested grandfather clock. Indeed, it is humbling to think that a honeybee, with its milligram-size brain, can perform tasks such as navigating mazes and landscapes on a par with mammals. At the other extreme, an elephant, with its five-million-fold larger brain, suffers the inefficiencies of a sprawling Mesopotamian empire. Select an option below: Customer Sign In *You must have purchased this issue or have a qualifying subscription to access this content

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. Back to Top What is mentalization-based treatment? Mentalization-based treatment is a model of psychodynamic therapy rooted in attachment theory that aims to enhance the individual’s capacity to represent thoughts, feelings, wishes, beliefs and desires in themselves and in others in the context of attachment relationships. Research evidence for treatment focusing on mentalizing Randomized controlled trial of MBT for BPD

25 Acts of Body Language to Avoid Our body language exhibits far more information about how we feel than it is possible to articulate verbally. All of the physical gestures we make are subconsciously interpreted by others. This can work for or against us depending on the kind of body language we use. Some gestures project a very positive message, while others do nothing but set a negative tone. Most people are totally oblivious to their own body language, so the discipline of controlling these gestures can be quite challenging. Most of them are reflexive in nature, automatically matching up to what our minds are thinking at any given moment. Nevertheless, with the right information and a little practice, we can train ourselves to overcome most of our negative body language habits. Practice avoiding these 25 negative gestures: “ I speak two languages, Body and English. ” — Mae West Holding Objects in Front of Your Body – a coffee cup, notebook, hand bag, etc. Want to know powerful, dominant, confident body language postures?