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I show symptoms of borderline personality disorder. How to know for sure?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Hunger for certainty

Makes sense but may not be satisfied.
There is often a history of unpredictability and minimal, if any, security and, in response, a child fails to develop the ability to maintain a stable attitude or connection to just about anything - people, work, even interests. Talk w/ a good psychotherapist to correct the lack of trust. It takes time - like growing up - but doing it better this time.

In brief: Hunger for certainty

Makes sense but may not be satisfied.
There is often a history of unpredictability and minimal, if any, security and, in response, a child fails to develop the ability to maintain a stable attitude or connection to just about anything - people, work, even interests. Talk w/ a good psychotherapist to correct the lack of trust. It takes time - like growing up - but doing it better this time.
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Borderline

Aspects of borderline personality disorder include intense fear of abandonment, being manipulative, impulsivity, a tendency to think of people and things in all good or all bad terms, self mutilating behaviors, drug and alcohol abuse, sexual impulsivity, a profoundly disturb sense of self, and extreme emotional volatility.
Do not diagnose yourself. Seek a full psychiatric evaluation to find out mo

In brief: Borderline

Aspects of borderline personality disorder include intense fear of abandonment, being manipulative, impulsivity, a tendency to think of people and things in all good or all bad terms, self mutilating behaviors, drug and alcohol abuse, sexual impulsivity, a profoundly disturb sense of self, and extreme emotional volatility.
Do not diagnose yourself. Seek a full psychiatric evaluation to find out mo
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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