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Alternative Treatments For Borderline Personality Disorder
According to the dsm IV tr, a personality disorder is: an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates markedly from the expectations of the individual's culture, is pervasive and inflexible, has an onset in adolescence or early adulthood, is stable over time, and leads ...Read more
What other treatment options is there for borderline personality disorder besides behavioral therapy?
DBT: The main recommended treatment is dialectical behavior therapy. www.dbtselfhelp.com information about all aspects of dialectical behaviour therapy. Find handouts, worksheets, lessons, and research articles. Flash cards·dbt skills list·dbt lessons·connecting skills·instant mindfulness·what is dbt. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Therapy: Dialectical behavioral therapy includes a focus on mindfulness and self-regulation of emotions. Other treatments include cognitive-behavioral therapy which focuses on identifying and changing the beliefs that may be distorted in this illness, and schema based therapy which focuses on changing the negative ways people view themselves which may cause an unstable self-image and relations w/ others. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Difficult to say: Some intensity and instability of emotions tend to diminish over time due to more adult responsibilities and behavior as a necessity of life. However, the general patterns often continue and remain where close relationships exist. ...Read more
My wife have symptoms of borderline personality disorder.Suggest any medication for her treatment.
Personality D/O's: Since you've put "impulsive behavior" and "personality disorder" in your own profile, you and your wife will have some commonalities. The treatment for borderline pd is generally long-term insight-oriented psychotherapy. In addition, dialectical behavioral therapy to deal with painful emotions. Psychiatrists can help with medications for depression, anxiety, & psychotic episodes, as needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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