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Is borderline personality disorder related to ptsd?

Is borderline personality disorder related to ptsd?

Sometimes related: Some people with borderline personality disorder act out in ways which are dangerous to themselves or others. They may develop ptsd as a result of these experiences. ...Read more

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Personality Disorder (Definition)

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


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I've visited 2-3 psychologist.Some say adhd.Bipolar disorder, mood disorder, anxiety disorder, severe depression, m confused.Plz help, told evry doc same?

I've visited 2-3 psychologist.Some say adhd.Bipolar disorder, mood disorder, anxiety disorder, severe depression, m confused.Plz help, told evry doc same?

Diagnosis can be: quite difficult at times. Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder. Depression is part of Bipolar Disorder (AKA manic depression). ADHD and bipolar disorder can have overlapping symptoms and may also co-occur. Anxiety can occur with any of these - either as a symptom or as a clinical disorder. ...Read more

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Are there psychiatric conditions associated w/ abnormally high levels of anger sadness & jealousy.feel like those destroying my life & relationships?

Are there psychiatric conditions associated w/ abnormally high levels of anger sadness & jealousy.feel like those  destroying my life & relationships?

Yes, the symptoms: you mention can cluster together w/in several different diagnoses. A mental health professional can help you sort this out. Work w/it now while you are young and it will make a happier life more possible in the future. Peaceand good health. ...Read more

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Bipolar : could severely reduced calories or not eating trigger mania / hypomania?

Bipolar : could severely reduced calories or not eating trigger mania / hypomania?

If it became enough: Of stress on the person it may. There are many types of stressors which may trigger mania or hypomania. Prescription medications are one (antidepressants, stimulants, steroids, decongestants, asthma inhalers ; antabuse) as well as caffeine ; illicit drugs. Lack of sleep, menses, head injury, ms ; infectious diseases are other causes. Psychosocial stressors may include death of loved one, divorce, . ...Read more

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What do icd 9 and icd 10 codes mean?

What do icd 9 and icd 10 codes mean?

ICD codes: International classification of diseases ninth revision came out of meeting of the international conference convened by who, held in geneva in 1975, to revise the codes used to classify diseases. The icd 10 followed, with further revision & expansion to the codes. ...Read more

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Re: a severely depressed person with constant suicidal ideation, a plan, and multiple means of high lethality, what does a "grave" prognosis mean?

Re: a severely depressed person with constant suicidal ideation, a plan, and multiple means of high lethality, what does a "grave" prognosis mean?

Get person to ER: This person needs to be seen in the ER asap and hospitalized for suicidal high risk. This person should not be left alone. All obvious means of self-harm (pills, alcohol, drugs, any weapons, sharp objects etc) should be removed and made inaccessible. Call 911 if necessary. This person as described meets criteria for involuntary psychiatric hospitalization. ...Read more

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Can you outgrow personality disorders?

Can you outgrow personality disorders?

"Sometimes": Better answer is you mature and learn how to manage and control the undesired behaviors / elements of the disorder. (a good therapist helps speed this along). ...Read more

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What is the avoidant personality disorder?

What is the avoidant personality disorder?

Avoiding personality: Avoidant personality is diagnosed when an individual avoids work or school activities that involve significant interpersonal contact because of fears of criticism, disapproval or rejection. ...Read more

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What are different personality disorders that fall under or are caused by borderline personality disorder?

Borderline: Cluster b personality disorders are dramatic and erratic in behaviors. It includes borderline, antisocial & histrionic personalities. ...Read more

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Could autism create a criminal personality?

Could autism create a criminal personality?

No.: An autistic individual might have difficulty understanding the emotional consequences of their actions, but they are no more likely than anyone else to form an intent to do something they know to be wrong. ...Read more

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With a diagnoses of schizoaffective disorder cause a person to change like sexual desire, motivation, and being social?

With a diagnoses of schizoaffective disorder cause a person to change like sexual desire, motivation, and being social?

That is possible.: If someone had manic symptoms they may have increased libido, interact more with others & be very productive in activities. If someone had depressed symptoms they might have a reduced sex drive, isolate more from others & become less motivated. If the person is psychotic, how they behave may not be predictable. These are generalizations. But a person can change depending on what state they are in. ...Read more

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What mental disorder is characterized by lack of emotion or inappropriate emotional response?

What mental disorder is characterized by lack of emotion or inappropriate emotional response?

Several d/o: Personality disorders/ depression / psychotic disorders / drug and etoh disorders all have a potential component of flattened or inappropriate emotional response. ...Read more

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Can divorced parents spark fear of abandonment in a 10 year old?

Of course: It depends on custody and how much true love is provided. Parents should be unanimous in how this is achieved. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is bipolar disorder different from major depressive disorder?

Can you tell me how is bipolar disorder different from major depressive disorder?

Bipolar Disorder has: Periods of depression but in addition there are periods of mania, hypomania or mixed states. ...Read more

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Is it possible that someone with bpd act pretty normal with no rage or verbal abuse for 4-5 straight months?

Is it possible that someone with bpd act pretty normal with no rage or verbal abuse for 4-5 straight months?

That is: Possible. Have you ever heard the poem that goes something like this "when she was good, she was very, very good. But when she was bad, she was horrid.". ...Read more

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Does havg a dream career conquer social anxeity disorder?

Does havg a dream career conquer social anxeity disorder?

While having a dream: career can certainly help with work life satisfaction, it does not necessarily mean that symptoms of social anxiety will disappear. Speaking with a therapist could help with social anxiety. ...Read more

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Asking for bf he is 36 what does ECG sinus rhythm possible septal infarct abnormal ecg.Vr 65 pr 166 qrs 86 qtc 412..Is this anything to worry about?

Asking for bf he is 36 what does ECG sinus rhythm possible septal infarct abnormal ecg.Vr 65 pr 166 qrs 86 qtc 412..Is this anything to worry about?

Not worried.: Generally nothing to worry about unless of course he has symptoms. Everything reads normal except for the possible septal infarct bit. That is often related to lead placement issues but is worth discussing with your doc. ...Read more

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Can you have borderline personality disorder if you have a few traits with psychosis?

Yes: Yes, but the psychosis is neither a fully formed delusional system nor does it consist of lengthy commentary about your behavior. Most people who have hallucinations and borderline personality disorder only hear their name being called. ...Read more

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Which person would be more volatile: one with a sadistic personality disorder or a sociopath (antisocial personality disorder)?

Sociopath: Either of these can be emotionally volatile, or hardly at all. There is no one-size-fits-all distinction. To illustrate antisocial personality disorder, white collar criminals like Bernie Madoff are typically not violent at all, whereas serial killers like Ted Bundy are incredibly violent and volatile. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Engaged to my boyfriend. I love him. But I emotionally bully him and sometimes pinch him. Never mad. ?

Diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Engaged to my boyfriend. I love him. But I emotionally bully him and sometimes pinch him. Never mad. ?

Get help now!: People with BPD commonly have miserable love relationships because of the type of symptoms you describe. There are several effective psychotherapies, dialectic behavioral therapy being the best studied. The best move would be to get help now rather than waiting until your BPD makes a mess of your relationship. ...Read more

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Is borderline personality disorder associated with being emotionally abused as a child?

Is borderline personality disorder associated with being emotionally abused as a child?

Yes.: As children try to cope with abuse, often from a loved one, they often respond with anxiety, guardedness, hypervigillance, difficulty trusting others, dissociation, and anger. Over time this creates a pattern of relating to others and especially stress that is marked by poor attention, outbursts of anger, emotional instability, unstable relationships, dissociation, and even transient psychosis. ...Read more

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How can I get help for personality disorder?

Therapy: Therapy can help with a personality disorder. You can learn skills that help you overcome the parts of your personality d/o that gets in the way or makes you unhappy. Once you meet with a therapist, they can offer other interventions. For some, meds, group work can also help. You'll have to first meet with a professional and come up with a plan together. Look here: http://locator.apa.org/ ...Read more

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How would i get help with personality disorder?

Personality DO: Work with psychotherapist experienced in treating personality disorders, especially dialectical behavior therapy. ...Read more

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I need help with diagnosed personality disorder?

I need help with diagnosed personality disorder?

It is hard: Personality disorders are difficult to live with and hard to treat. Usually if u have a personality disorder u do not realize that u have a problem, people close to u do. If u have been told u have one and are asking for help that is a major step. Follow through and speak to a therapist. They will start with what's bothering u, which is your healthier side and move on from there. It will take time. ...Read more

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Who discovered anti social personality disorder?

ASPD: The concept of antisocial personality disorder has changed in history, and there was first described in greece as the unscrupulous man. The work of many researchers has been base for the current description in the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders used in practice nowadays. The topic is incredibly interesting, wide and controversial. I recommend you a bibliographic search. ...Read more

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Who do I stop dissociative personality disorder?

Who do I stop dissociative personality disorder?

See a psychiatrist: For this. Take care and god bless u! http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/dissociative-identity-disorder-multiple-personality-disorder. http://discussingdissociation.com/2010/02/10/10-did-therapy-101-tips/. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a mild personality disorder?

Not sure.: Everyone has a personality or traits that characterize their behavior. When the personality or traits becomes so "unusual" as to cause enduring and significant personal or social distress it crosses the line between being "normal" and being a disorder. I suppose mild means you are approaching that border. ...Read more

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Can having a personality disorder mean I am different?

Can having a personality disorder mean I am different?

Yes: A personality disorder is an enduring, pervasive, and inflexible pattern of inner experience and outer behavior that differs markedly from one's culture, begins in adolescence or early adulthood, and causes distress in important areas of life (relationships, work, etc). If you have one of the 10 possible types, you are "different" in ways that cause you difficulty, rather than just individuality. ...Read more

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How to go about proper diagnosis of personality disorder?

Proper?: The Clinical Psychologist should be experienced in personality disorders. They'll possibly use some tests and interview about life all the way back. They might benefit from seeing creative work. Many personality qualities don't emerge early in relationships so it can take time. These are NOT diseases! They are styles of being. So the term Dx is a bit misleading to many. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a cluster b personality disorder?

Cluster B: Mental health professionals divide up personality traits into clusters. Cluster b refers to the so-called 'dramatic' cluster and can include borderline, antisocial, histrionic, or narcissistic. Each has its own specific description. Often times the idea is that the person is thought of as 'emotional' or 'dramatic' or 'attention seeking' in some way. We all have diff't personality traits. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how someone develop a personality disorder?

Can you tell me how someone develop a personality disorder?

There are several : Personality disorders (narcissistic, borderline, obsessive compulsive, sociopathic) with different sets of symptoms. The common denominator is that people with them are comfortable w' their symptoms and do not think there is anything wrong with them. Therefore it is very hard 2 treat them. They have no desire 2 change. They develop early on in life and become an Integral part of who they are. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is anti-social personality disorder?

Could you explain what is anti-social personality disorder?

Disregard for others: Antisocial personality is a personality disorder characterized by a pervasive pattern of disregard for, or violation of, the rights of others. There may be an impoverished moral sense or conscience and a history of crime, legal problems, impulsive and aggressive behavior. ...Read more

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Can anyone please tell what is dissociative personality disorder?

See below: You had another question about being diagnosed with schizophrenia. The confusion may arise as in the past schizophrenia was referred to as "split personalities". Ultimately, you should work with your doc and family to assess if the treatment is helping. Information below might help as well: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001925/. ...Read more

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How can you determine what type of personality disorder you have?

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Personality: Perform thorough diagnostic workup as well as history. ...Read more

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What kind of experience is it to live with a personality disorder?

Frustrating: A key feature to most personality disorders is inflexibility in coping strategies and interpersonal relationships. For a parter or family member this can feel incredibly frustrating and even hopeless since change is hard to come by. There is hope! intervention by a licensed professional with expertise in personality disorders can help, it not a quick fix but does happen. ...Read more

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My younger sister has anti-social personality disorder. How is this treated?

There is no treatmen: There is no consistently effective treatment for antisocial personality disorder. This disorder can only be managed and that management is usually in the criminal justice system. No medication will treat it and it is virtually impossible to treat someone in psychotherapy who is incapable of empathy and who is without a conscience. ...Read more

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How odd must a person be in order to be diagnosed with a personality disorder?

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How odd must a person be in order to be diagnosed with a personality disorder?

How old: I assume u meant how old?. Personality do diagnoses are given above 18 years age. ...Read more

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What course of action needs to be taken to treat dissociative personality disorder?

If you have been: Diagnosed w/did please see a mental health professional trained in clinical hypnosis. It is very helpful in working with did. The american society of clinical hypnosis lists licensed members in a search engine. Peace and good health. ...Read more