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    Borderline Personality Disorder 1. Borderline Personality Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder 2. Abstract Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships‚ self image‚ affects‚ and marked impulsivity believed to affect

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    Borderline Personality Disorder Jane Doe College of My Choice Borderline Personality DisorderPersonality traits are patterns of thinking‚ perceiving‚ reacting‚ and relating that are relatively stable over time and in various situations” (Porter & Kaplan‚ 2011‚ p. 1553). Personality traits normally begin at adolescence. Most of these traits are upheld through most of life‚ while some of these traits change as we get older. “A personality disorder is a long-lasting

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    Borderline Personality Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder is a pattern of instable moods‚ relationships‚ and a sense of identity. The Borderline Personality Disorder is usually found in the Axis I of the DSM-IV‚ it is can be qualified as a mood disorder because of the disturbance in mood and most Borderlines tend to have substance abuse problems‚ which is also found in Axis I. But Borderline Personality Disorder can also be categorized in the Axis II‚ because it is a personality disorder

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    Borderline Personality Disorder What is Borderline Personality Disorder? Borderline personality disorder is a mental illness characterized by a repetitive pattern of disorganization and irresolution in self-conception‚ interpersonal relationships‚ mood‚ and demeanor. The instability associated with this disorder is often disruptive to the individual ’s personal and professional life‚ long term goals‚ and self identity. Webster ’s New World Medical Dictionary states‚ "Distortions in cognition

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    l Borderline Personality Disorder: Mysterious Mayhem May 1‚ 2011 Abstract Approximately 2% of Americans are diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD). A concrete cause for the disorder has not been identified; however‚ genetics and environmental factors are known to play large roles in BPD. BPD is characterized by intense mood swings‚ a marked inability to maintain stable relationships‚ idolizing another individual just to tear them down to nothing

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    Borderline Personality Disorder There are many abnormal psychological disorders in the DSM-IV along with various treatment options for them. The American Psychological Association’s (APA) lists that these types of disorders are genetic and learned. The main focus is of one of the possible treatments for the Axis II disorder known as borderline personality disorder (BPD) and that is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Through a discovery of its usefulness for individuals with this disorder‚ the defining

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    Borderline Personality Disorder Etiology: A history of abuse in the patient’s is very common. Some hypothesize that if‚ as a child‚ the patient was separated from their mother they are more likely to develop BPD‚ therefore developing intense anxiety‚ hypersensitivity to rejection‚ and feelings of abandonment. Medications: SSRIs are the preferred medication given to patients with BPD. Common SSRIs are Prozac‚ Zoloft‚ Lexapro‚ Paxil‚ Luvox. Antipsychotic agents and opiate receptor antagonists may

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    Taylor Seegraves Mr. Willet English 9B 28 May 2013 Borderline Personality Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder is identified by an unusual depth of moods. Bpd has been known to affect relationships between friends and family. People who are diagnosed with bpd have an unstable self image and feelings of abandonment. Moods may change from high positive regards to heavy dislike or extreme hatred. Self-harm and suicidal behavior can occur and require inpatient psychiatric care. Symptoms of

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    Abstract This paper analyses the Borderline Personality Disorder. The analysis is based on the movie " Girl Interrupted". This movie is based on a true story of Susanna Kaysen. The paper presents the description of disorder based on DSM-IV-TR and The National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH]. Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is characterized by impulsivity‚ unstable and intense interpersonal relationships‚ an unstable self-image‚ frantic efforts to avoid perceived abandonment‚ inappropriate

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    DBT Population and Problems The population that Dialectical Behavior Therapy works with is usually women with borderline personality disorder. One study took seventy-three women who met the criteria for borderline personality disorder with the DBT treatment as the intervention and the control condition was normal psychiatric treatment (Carter‚ Wilcox‚ Lewin‚ Conrad‚ & Bendit‚ 2010). The women were measured after six months of treatment (Carter‚ et al.‚ 2010). This study was put into works to show

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