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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 is your opinion on borderline personality disorder? What do you think is the most effective treatment?
Meds & therapy: Borderline personality disorder is often the result of childhood trauma. It results in emotions and relationships being chaotic much of the time. Medication and therapy work best together. Xanax is not a long term answer. However, long term therapy that includes trauma, relaxation, dbt and relationship therapies can be very helpful. See an md, psychiatrist and therapist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do I find treatment for borderline personality disorder in staten island ny I am willing to go outside the borough for excellent help. I have BP 2?
I often wondered if I have borderline personality disorder or another pd, i seem to fit all the symptoms. What would be my treatment if diagnosed?
Borderline PD: People with borderline pd usually need long term psychotherapy -- generally insight-oriented. Many of the issues are interpersonal, & will probably arise in relationship with the therapist. Working through them provides opportunity for healing. Dialectical behavioral therapy is additional help with skills to manage painful emotions. Medications for depression, anxiety, and psychotic episodes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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