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Are There Good Alternative Therapies 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
One does not go into: Remission when one has a "borderline personality disorder". One can improve tremendously , especially with good therapy, and there are no medication, really, to treat this disorder. One can take medication to control anger outbursts, feeling depressed or anxious but the improvements of the character traits come out of doing "the work" on oneself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder this week and will be starting therapy next week. Should I get a MRI?
BPD: Good for you to start therapy. There is no reason at this time to get an MRI (of the brain?) if you mean in connection with BPD. However, talk about why you'd like an MRI in therapy. Also, let your primary doctor know if you have any physical symptoms that would justify an MRI. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you please tell me about some great therapy techniques for bipolar and borderline personality disorder?
Dialectic beh ther: Hello, a good type of therapy for borderline personality disorder is called "dialectical behavior therapy." it teaches the patient to use mindfulness, distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness to deal with the negative effects of having the disorder. Medication can help with bipolar disorder. Consult with a psychiatrist. ...Read more
Time and Focus: The first thing to understand is that episodes of depression can-and do-happen in the course of treating bpd. Also many of the symptoms of the two disorders are similar, so at times both the meds and therapy that would be appropriate are likely to look identical. But, in very general terms, bpd depends more heavily on long-term therapy--building a positive sense of self and capacity for trust. ...Read more
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
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