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Why isn't there treatment for antisocial personality disorder?

Why isn't there treatment for antisocial personality disorder?

The number one: Reason why there is little treatment available for antisocial personality disorder is that the person does not feel the need nor the desire for treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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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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Avoidance personality disorder - what treatment can be offered?

Avoidance personality disorder -  what treatment can be offered?

Psychotherapy : Insight-oriented to get to the root issues; also, therapy will help examine and revisit related thoughts and belief systems and develop and strengthen some coping skills to deal with the related uncomfortable feelings. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for borderline personality disorder?

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 more

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What is the treatment for antisocial personality disorder?

See an expert: A lot of things *look like* antisocial personality disorder from the outside. An expert evaluation is in order. If the person truly has a psychopathic personality, they have little incentive to change. External structure and monitoring may be the only answer. If the antisocial behavior is caused by something else, psychotherapy may potentially accomplish a great deal. ...Read more

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What treatment is needed for histrionic personality disorder?

What treatment is needed for histrionic personality disorder?

Longer, usually: In general, more ingrained troubles take longer (and possibly more intensive) treatment. Cbt/schema therapy, interpersonal, and psychodynamic/analytic approaches are best known in this area. The difficulty is more a part of the person's general functioning (their 'personality') than, say, a phobia, and the therapist must gradually 'show' the patient without rupturing the working relationship. ...Read more

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Antisocial personality disorder. Is there any treatment for this ?

Antisocial personality disorder. Is there any treatment for this ?

Tough to treat: It is hard to treat any personality disorder because it is ingrained in the person's sense of self. Usually they do not think there is anything wrong with them and do not seek treatment unless someone else forces them to. If they also avoid social interactions they will try to avoid therapists, too. If they feel any discomfort with their behavior, that is where to try to help them. ...Read more

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Please describe the treatment goals for borderline personality disorder?

Symptom management: I usually focus on symptom management. Feelings of instability or intense emotionality are of primary concern. Relationship goals are closely related to the expressed symptoms. ...Read more

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Why is there no effective treatment for antisocial personality disorder?

Rx must to be wanted: The DX of antisocial personality disorder is a pattern of behavior that is related to violaqting the rights of others -it is seldom dystonic-or undesired by the individual, usually others are bothered by the individuals behavior, not the individual themselves. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for people with borderline personality disorder?

What is the best treatment  for people with borderline personality disorder?

DBT: Dialectical behavior therapy, or dbt, has proven highly effective for individuals with bpd. Medication to manage the moods is a great/sometimes necessary adjunct. ...Read more

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Could you possibly recover from borderline personality disorder without treatment?

Difficult to say: Some intensity and instability of emotions tend to diminish over time due to more adult responsibilities and behavior as a necessity of life. However, the general patterns often continue and remain where close relationships exist. ...Read more

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Is there any reccomended medications or treatment for borderline personality disorder ?

Is there any reccomended medications or treatment for borderline personality disorder ?

DBT: Dbt, or dialetic behavioral therapy, formulated and developed by marsha linehan, pH.D. Is currently though of as being very effective. Just about the biggest goal of this kind of therapy for this kind of disorder is to maintain boundaries. ...Read more

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My wife have symptoms of borderline personality disorder.Suggest any medication for her treatment.

My wife have symptoms of borderline personality disorder.Suggest any medication for her treatment.

Personality D/O's: Since you've put "impulsive behavior" and "personality disorder" in your own profile, you and your wife will have some commonalities. The treatment for borderline pd is generally long-term insight-oriented psychotherapy. In addition, dialectical behavioral therapy to deal with painful emotions. Psychiatrists can help with medications for depression, anxiety, & psychotic episodes, as needed. ...Read more

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I often wondered if I have borderline personality disorder or another pd, i seem to fit all the symptoms. What would be my treatment if diagnosed?

I often wondered if I have borderline personality disorder or another pd, i seem to fit all the symptoms. What would be my treatment if diagnosed?

Borderline PD: People with borderline pd usually need long term psychotherapy -- generally insight-oriented. Many of the issues are interpersonal, & will probably arise in relationship with the therapist. Working through them provides opportunity for healing. Dialectical behavioral therapy is additional help with skills to manage painful emotions. Medications for depression, anxiety, and psychotic episodes. ...Read more

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How do I find treatment for borderline personality disorder in staten island ny I am willing to go outside the borough for excellent help. I have BP 2?

How do I find treatment for borderline personality disorder in staten island ny I am willing to go outside the borough for excellent help. I have BP 2?

Tx for borderline : Dialectic behavior therapy (dbt) was developed spcifically for treating borderline personality disorder. It is a combination of cognitive behavior therapy and mindfulness meditation techniques. It involves skills training, individual and group therapy. Look online for certified dialectic behavior therapists near you. ...Read more

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In psychotherapy, what is the treatment for avoidant personality disorder?

See website: Any discussion of psychotherapy is naturally beyond the scope of 400 letters. I am referring you to a website that i found that gives a very good and balanced discussion of the various psychotherapies for avoidant personality disorder. I think you would find it quite helpful.Avoidant personality disorder treatment recommendations ... www.health.am/psy/more/apd_treatment_recommendations. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for someone with sociopathic personality disorder? More than that, what is a spouse to do (me) when it's suspected?

If you think your : hubby has symptoms of Antisocial Personality Disorder, it is highly probable that you are a victim of verbal, physical or sexual spousal abuse. If so, call the 24/7 Portland Women's Crisis Line, 503-235-5333 See the http://ocadsv.org/looking-help list of local counseling & legal services. Seek individual therapy for yourself. No provider can advise you without first performing an assessment. ...Read more

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What other treatment options is there for borderline personality disorder besides behavioral therapy?

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 more

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