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How do you tell if someone is borderline?

How do you tell if someone is borderline?

Clinical evaluation: Borderline personality disorder is diagnosed by a trained mental health professional after conducting a thorough evaluation. A licensed psychiatrist or clinical psychologist and other professionals are trained to perform these evaluations. ...Read more

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How can you tell if someone has borderline personality disorder?

How can you tell if someone has borderline personality disorder?

Borderline: Pervasive pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships/self image/affect , with marked impulsivity, along with chronic feelings of emptiness, recurrent self injurious behaviors, unstable moods, inappropriate anger, transient stress-related paranoea or dissociation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about borderline left L5 radiculopathy?

Can you tell me more about borderline left L5 radiculopathy?

L5 radiculopathy: Usually an l-5 radiculopathy is caused by a disk bulge or herniation at l4-l5 where the nerve exits from the spinal canal through tie neuroforamen. Radiculopathy may involve pain in a dermatome going to the dorsum of the foot tipically to the space between the great and second toes. It may cause foot drop or weakness of extension of the foot at the ankle. It may cause numbness as the pain subsid. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me how pre diabetes and borderline differ?

Can you please tell me how pre diabetes and borderline differ?

First, no symptoms : Even if have borderline or pre-diabetes definition is fasting sugar 100-125, , sugar 2-4 hours after eating 140-199, hga1c 5.7-6.4 must be diagnosed by blood testing only 'borderline' is an imprecise term for 'prediabetes'. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have borderline personality disorder?

How to tell if I have borderline personality disorder?

Consult psychiatrist: This can be a complex diagnosis, and i would not try to label myself or allow untrained others to label me this way. Instead, please consult with a mental health professional such as a psychiatrist or psychologist. Please understand that it may take more than one session for an evaluation of this nature. The doctor may need to review previous records, get psychological testing, etc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about borderline personality disorder?

Can you tell me about borderline personality disorder?

Mismatch: Think of any personality disorder as the mismatch between ideal coping skills needed to deal with adulthood stress and coping skills developed as a child to deal with stress in general. Usually occurs due to unusual coping skills honed to survive difficult childhood conditions. Borderline is one such disorder. Foundation of recovery (which is possible) is long-term therapy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is borderline personality disorder?

Can you tell me what is borderline personality disorder?

Mismatch: Think of any personality disorder as the mismatch between ideal coping skills needed to deal with adulthood stress and coping skills developed as a child to deal with stress in general. Usually occurs due to unusual coping skills honed to survive difficult childhood conditions. Borderline is one such disorder. Foundation of recovery (which is possible) is long-term therapy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can you tell me symptoms of borderline personality disorder?

Can you tell me symptoms of borderline personality disorder?

Borderline PD: To the person who has it, the world is very frightening. People cannot be trusted; abandonment feels imminent. There are huge swings of emotion in relationships -- extreme idealization or extreme devaluation ; rage. When the important other disappoints, borderline pd can't remember there was ever anything good about him/her; abandonment depression results.There's intense self-loathing ; pain. ...Read more

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Borderline personality disorder, can you tell me about this?

Borderline personality disorder, can you tell me about this?

Mismatch: Think of any personality disorder as the mismatch between ideal coping skills needed to deal with adulthood stress and coping skills developed as a child to deal with stress in general. Usually occurs due to unusual coping skills honed to survive difficult childhood conditions. Borderline is one such disorder. Foundation of recovery (which is possible) is long-term therapy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about borderline personality disorder?

Can you please tell me about borderline personality disorder?

Dr. Linehan's Story: Dr marsha linehan, respected psychologist credited w/developing approach 4 treating borderline personality disorder -dubbed "dialectical behavior therapy"- herself had been diagnosed w/ bdp. Read her story via @nytimes: http://nyti.Ms/yxtgz8 > dbt skills help foster development of strong sense of self... Help teach people 2 self-soothe ; communicate feelings- including difficult/intense emotions. ...Read more

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