After reading the article about borderline personality disorder, I learned a lot. At first I thought it was just being bipolar and/or dramatic about everything, but I learned it really isn’t something you can control. BPD is a disorder where you can go from being totally fine, too completely out of control and angry. You are “explosively reactive” and your emotions are not regulated like they should be and impulsive. If you have borderline personality disorder, it is hard to keep stable relationships, let alone, a job. The girl Klara, in the wedding, completely blew the situation out of proportion, and got overwhelmed with what she was doing. It’s all about what goes through the person’s mind and what they are thinking. Psychologists are not sure what the exact cause is for this disorder but there a few factors that lead to it. They say the causes are likely due to biological, genetic, and social factors (how the person interacts with family or friends growing up, at a young age). They also say another cause may be the individual’s personality and temperament (their coping skills on how to deal with stress). I know a girl that I think may have this disorder (but she doesn’t know it). She cannot keep a stable relationship with anybody and has new friends every week. She can be happy, to crying and yelling in a matter of seconds. I feel as if she does a lot of it for attention, but she doesn’t stop because I don’t think she knows how to, actually I don’t think that she can…
Borderline personality disorder or BPD is an emotional disorder that causes emotional instability, leading to stress and other hazardous problems. With borderline personality disorder people imagine themselves as distorted, making them feel worthless and deeply flawed. Their anger, impulsive behavior and frequent mood swings may push others away, even though they desire a loving relationship. Many people with borderline personality disorder get better with treatment and can live happy…
difficult to work with.
Personality disorders, is the condition that I find most difficult to work with. I did not know how many types of personality disorder there where, and that a person may meet the criteria for several different disorders, while a wide range of people may fit different criteria for the same disorder, despite having different personalities. Most people think of people in simple terms such as good and bad, friends and enemies, loving and hateful. Personality disorders are not so simple…
As part of the Advanced Psychopathology class requirement I was asked to write a paper on personality disorders. Due to the length of the disorder and the latest changes on the DSM IV we will focus on the disorders that make the cut, changes in the DSM and the treatment to the disorders.
Personality Disorder is an enduring pattern of inner experience and…
The Facts On Dissociative Identity Disorder
Dissociative Identity Disorder, otherwise known as Multiple Personality Disorder, is caused by extreme trauma in early childhood that results in a “Disturbance in normal integrative functions of memory identity, and consciousness.” ("Dissociative Identity Disorder." Dissociative Identity Disorder.) The disturbance and abuse is so great that it causes the…
By Courtney Wickline
Personality disorder refers to a class of personality types and enduring behaviors associated with significant distress or disability, which appear to deviate from social expectations particularly in relating to other humans. Personality in psychology is the set of enduring behavioral and mental traits that distinguish human beings. Therefore, personality disorders are experiences and behaviors…
This paper will discuss the causes and psychological impact of borderline personality disorder. It will also talk about how to treat those impacted by borderline personality disorder. Borderline personality disorder facts like: The causes of borderline personality disorder? How is borderline personality disorder diagnosed? And what is the treatment for borderline personality disorder? And other findings as I research on the disease.
I selected Borderline personality Disorder as my…
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a very serious disorder that causes unstable-mood, behavior and relationships. 1.6 percent of adults are diagnosed with BPD in any given year. Scientist believes that BPD is a misleading diagnosis but there is no better term for the illness. Borderline Personality Disorder is a disorder causing patient’s to have trouble regulating emotions, thoughts, impulse control and reckless behavior. Scientists also believe patients…
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Are there separate personalities, or is it different aspects of one personality for a person with a multiple personality disorder?
Dissociative identity disorder, formerly called multiple personality disorder, is one of a group of conditions called dissociative disorders. Dissociative disorders are mental illnesses that involve disruptions or breakdowns of memory, awareness, identity and perception. When one or more of these functions is…
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health disorder that generates significant emotional instability. This can lead to a variety of other stressful mental and behavioral problems.
With borderline personality disorder, you may have a severely distorted self-image and feel worthless and fundamentally flawed. Anger, impulsiveness and frequent mood swings may push others away, even though you may desire to have loving and lasting relationships.
Causes: As with other mental disorders, the causes…
Borderline Personality Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder is a pattern of instable moods, relationships, and a sense of identity. The Borderline Personality Disorder is usually found in the Axis I of the DSM-IV, it is can be qualified as a mood disorder because of the disturbance in mood and most Borderlines tend to have substance abuse problems, which is also found in Axis I. But Borderline Personality Disorder can also be categorized in the Axis II, because it is a personality disorder. People…