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Borderline Personalty Disorder
I want to know what is the difference between personalty disorder and borderline personality disorder?
Borderline PD: All personality disorders have enduring, pervasive, and inflexible patterns of inner experience and behavior differing markedly from one's culture, beginning in teen years or early adulthood, & causing distress in relationships, work, etc. As one of these disorders, borderline pd has instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image, and affects, and marked impulsiveness. Self-harm too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I took a test online to see if i had a personality disorder. Got a 70% borderline. What exactly is that and what are some symptoms?
Borderline: Is a personality disorder characterised by severe mood fluctuations, chaotic unstable interpersonal relationships, disturbed identity & self-image, chronic feelings of emptiness, impulsivity, chronic recurrent suicidal behaviors, transient paranoea or dissociation, & inability to control anger. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My boyfriend has borderline disorder, I would like one day to start a family, what are my chances of having a sick baby.?
Challenges: People with borderline personality disorder often have more difficulty with intimate relationships than most. Emotions can get very intense; there can be irrational rage and impulsivity. This can make it hard to be a consistent parent. But: if he is working in therapy to deal with his problematic patterns, he has a good chance of recovery and relating healthily with you and future kids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes. : Although it may be more than borderline. It may precipitate a complete melt down. Hard to know what to do really... ...Read more
Borderline PD: Personality disorder (pd) = an enduring, pervasive, and inflexible pattern of inner experience & behavior deviating from the individual's culture; begins in teens or early adulthood; & leads to distress or impairment."borderline" pd is a pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image, & affects (emotions), plus marked impulsivity. Has frantic attempts to avoid abandonment too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Intense Symptoms: The primary features of bpd are unstable interpersonal relationships, affective distress, marked impulsivity, and unstable self-image. Often they are very sensitive to the way others treat them, reacting strongly to perceived criticism. Impulsive behaviors such as alcohol or drug abuse, promiscuous and intense sexuality, gambling and recklessness in general are common. Treatment is a challenge. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Get help: I would reccommend getting some support from others perhaps relatives who care about your cousin and try to support her by being consistent, not getting involved or tolerating negative behaviors and encouraging her to get consistent help and support within the group of caring others you have assembled, or professionally. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, but...: Treatment of any personality disorder requires years and years of treatment with a therapist who is experienced at treating personality disorders. The process is not easy for the patient or the therapist, so few therapists are willing and competent to do so. However, it can be done and is worthwhile despite the pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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