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Control Freak Personality Disorder
How to control my emotions? My bf left me cuz i suffer from borderline personality disorder. How can i cope with the pain im suffering....
Time to get to work: Your boyfriend did not leave you because you have BPD, he ended the relationship because he felt you and he were not healthy together. If you feel your BPD has a negative impact on your life then work on the areas that have the most negative outcomes, impulsivity, anger outbursts, etc. find a therapist that specializes in treating this disorder and get to work. You deserve happiness too. Good luck ...Read more
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
1st, Back 2 Basics?: Like ocd, ocpd can rob life of joy, & take a toll on relationships. Both can cause great anguish & frustration 2 its sufferers. If u haven't done so be4, read up on ocpd & ocd - how they tic. Most effective treatments: a) 4 ocd = exposure & response prevention (http://bit.Ly/12d); b) 4 ocpd = (http://bit.Ly/11eonc1) - psychotherapy (including insight-oriented, cbt, acceptance & commitment therapy). ...Read more
What should I be doing to control my borderline personality disorder while I can't pay for counseling? I have trouble with anger and abandonment.
Aging mother has personality disorder. Even in a confused state, she continues to resist any control by therapists who try to help her. What can we do?
Support and prepare: It takes some active coordination of the caregivers as they are often ill prepared to manage the 'dual diagnoses' individuals. Suggest team meetings with the therapists and her physician present, discuss intervention strategies that are workable and manageable, working in the morning is preferable and may also help limit confusion as a complicating factor in her personality issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think I have personality disorder.Paranoia, mildly delusional, apathetic, depressed, no thought control, reality/dream confusion, isolation.What is this?
See a professional : It's best not to self-diagnose. While those symptoms can be indicative of a personality disorder, they can also hint towards other mental illnesses or even a non-psychiatric medical disease. Is suggest seeing a psychiatrist or psychologist for clarity. You may even want to visit your gp to rule out other medical issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have borderline personality disorder. family thinks its all about me controlling mind. Is it possible alone? region no proper therapist.
Which type of personality disorder is it when someone feels the need to argue about meaningless issues?
Obsessive/Compulsive: A person with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (different from obsessive-compulsive disorder) is another personality disorder that might argue about issues others find meaningless. These folks often have a need for precision and exactitude in the minute details of a project, details that other fail to see as significant. This can lead to lots of arguments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Accept yourself: Accepting yourself as you are will go a long way towards allowing yourself to change. Feelings of shame can make it hard to open yourself to getting help -- yet without help, your condition will deteriorate and further harm your life. Work in dynamically-oriented psychotherapy with a trustworthy therapist committed to your healing. On your own: eat healthily, and exercise & rest consistently. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible at all for someone younger then 18 be diagnosed with a personality disorder? Has there ever been a case like that?
Yes: "for a personality disorder to be diagnosed in an individual younger than 18 years, the features must have been present for at least 1 year.The one exception to this is antisocial personality disorder, which cannot be diagnosed in individuals younger than 18 years." source: dsm-5 pages 647-648. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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