Are hallucinations and paranoia symptoms of borderline personality disorder?

Well... Significant paranoia is found in paranoid personality disorder. Hallucinations may occur in a person with schizotypal personality disorder. When a person with a borderline personality disorder becomes really stressed they may start getting a little paranoid. Although hallucinations could occur when decompensated it is not usually a hallmark for this type of personality disorder.

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(bpd)borderline personality disorder;i've done dbt counselingn a psychiatrist which has not improved my paranoia/anxiety problems. What next?

Paranoia & anxiety. Paranoia & anxiety can ebb and flow in bpd, especially depending on what's happening in relationships. Medications can help when this escalates. But this needs to be grounded in an ongoing psychotherapy relationship that extends beyond specific training as in dbt (which does help also). Individual therapy allows you to review & deal with relationship patterns as they show up in daily life. Read more...
DBT. Need to discuss with your psychiatrist possible alternative medications, depending on what you were prescribed & on the symptoms. Some benefits might be obtained from a psychotropic with a mood stabilizer. Your md is the best one to review them, since I am not sure what medications were tried for you. Read more...

Could hallucinations cause borderline personality disorder?

No. Hallucination are a symptom of psychosis. Borderline personality disorder is usually considered related to early childhood experiences ;/or perhaps physiological issues. Read more...
Borderline. Not likely. BPD is caused by a complex matrix of genetic factors and, typically, a history of sexual abuse. Hallucinations, on the other hand, are the cardinal symptoms of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. Read more...

What are the typical symptoms of borderline personality disorder?

Borderline PD. Is characterized by unstable relationships. This often leads to other problems such as anxiety, depression and self harming behaviors. Read more...
Borderline. 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. Read more...

Please explain what are the symptoms of borderline personality disorder?

Borderline PD. Personality disorder (pd) = an enduring, pervasive, and inflexible pattern of inner experience ; behavior deviating from the individual's culture; begins in teens or early adulthood; ; leads to distress or impairment."borderline" pd is a pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image, ; affects (emotions), plus marked impulsivity. Has frantic attempts to avoid abandonment too. Read more...
Borderline. 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. Read more...

I have symptoms of borderline personality disorder but I'm not sure if I really could have it - how likely is it?

Not how it works. Picking a diagnosis from the internet will only delay your accurate and medically relevant diagnosis from your physician. We love the internet here, but one should never prejudge their diagnosis until the doctor has done a thorough evaluation in person. I would say nine times out of ten my patients bring me their diagnoses and they are incorrect. Read more...

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...
Borderline. 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. Read more...

How can I relieve the symptoms of borderline personality disorder?

Effective Treatment. To relieve the symptoms of borderline personality disorder, and generally with all personality disorders, effective treatment which includes various forms of psychotherapy and medication management is best. Treatment is usually long term but can be helpful. Treatment of any other psychiatric conditions such depression or anxiety is extremely important. Prognosis varies upon severity. Read more...
Treatment. Dr woods answer is excellent and to the point. If you know someone with this condition urge them to get professional help. This condition needs treatment, and tratment does help but it takes a while. Read more...

What do you advise if I show symptoms of borderline personality disorder?

Congratulations... If you have a personality disorder and want help coping with it, congratulations! most people with personality disorders do not even realize that there is something wrong with them. Contact a therapist and start talking about the symptoms which bother you and they can help you develop some coping mechanisms! Read more...
DBT. First, get a full psychiatric evaluation to confirm this diagnosis. If the diagnosis is indeed confirmed, then Dbt, or dialetic behavioral therapy, formulated and developed by marsha linehan, pH.D. Is currently though of as being very effective. Borderline personality disorder or treatment is more a management issue than an issue that is curable. Read more...