A 50-year-old member asked:
Borderloine personality disorder, what to do?
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Psychiatry 30 years experience
Therapy is key: Long-term psychotherapy is key to treatment of personality disorder though meds may have a role to play for certain symptoms. Mindfulness training can help. The kind of therapy shown to be most effective in studies is a kind of group therapy called dialectical behavior therapy. To get better, commit to longer term therapy starting with dbt. Hope this helps. Good luck.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
What is a personality disorder.?
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Child Psychiatry 44 years experience
Longstanding traits: Personality disorders are characterized by longstanding behaviors that lead to impairments because of a person's interactional style and temperament. There are several "clusters": a) isolative, distrustful interactions with others; b) intense and/or destructive relationships, and c) unusual styles of interactions. The key is that these are chronic styles, not episodes such as depression.
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Last updated Jun 27, 2015
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