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    beginning of star wars’ timeline we are introduced to a young Anakin, however as the prequels move on we see a more teenage Anakin in which several traits of borderline personality disorder begin to appear. First presented at the annual convention of the American Psychiatric Association in 2007, Eric Bui has diagnosed Anakin with the disorder. If he can be diagnosed with it, what symptoms are present? Six of the nine criteria are matched as it would turn out. Many of the criteria are met in…

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    with Borderline Personality Disorder after twenty-two years of medication, hospitalization, and therapy, for multiple mental and psychological disorders. Carrie was raised by an alcoholic and divorced mom. From a young age, Carrie had a tough environment which is a key trigger for Borderline Personality Disorder. At the age of twenty- one, Carrie was diagnosed with depression. A few years later, she experienced wild mood tendencies, and, therefore, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Carrie…

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    Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is not Manic/Bipolar disorder, nor is it multiple personality disorder. It is defined as “A mental disorder characterized by unstable moods, behaviour, and relationships.” (“Borderline,” Mayo) This mental disorder is easily misdiagnosed as another mental disorder. The history of the disorder, characteristics and causes, and finally the diagnosis and the treatment are important for understanding borderline personality disorder. Borderline personality disorder…

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    Kristianna Mason Borderline Personality Disorder Greenville Technical College Mental illnesses are commonly referred to a wide range of mental health conditions. These are disorders that affect many things in a person’s life which includes their mood, behavior and cognition. From time to time, there are many people that develop these mental health illnesses and they become concerning when there are symptoms and ongoing signs that cause recurring stresses and the inability to function…

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    Antisocial Personality Disorder is a mental health condition for which a person has a long pattern of manipulation, violation and exploration of the rights of others. Often this behavior tend to be a criminal act. This disorder is a psychic pathology of nature, people going through this disorder lose track of the importance of social norms, some of them as laws and individual rights. It can be detected from 18 years of age, but some researches estimated that the symptoms and characteristics have…

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    my mother was diagnosed as having borderline personality disorder. Some of the symptoms of borderline personality disorder are impulsive behavior, extreme reactions when the person feels alone, and changes in moods (). Before being told of her diagnosis my family knew that something wasn’t right, but we never knew that it was a psychological disorder. My sibling and I met with her outpatient counselor, and he provided us information on the disorder. My mother didn’t think anything was wrong…

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    Narcissistic Personality Disorder The American Psychiatric Association (2013) defines Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) as, “A pervasive pattern of grandiosity (in fantasy or behavior), need for admiration, and lack of empathy, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts” (p. 669). The APA (2013) goes on to state that an individual who meets the criteria for NPD shall meet at least five of the following criteria: 1) absurd/exaggerated self-importance, 2) imagined…

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    In the movie Mommie Dearest, actress Joan Crawford slowly slips into madness by showing several examples of each disorder throughout the movie. The four disorders I will be comparing are borderline personality disorder, histrionic personality disorder, narcissistic personality disorder and obsessive personality disorder. All of these disorders and their symptoms heavily affected and influenced Joan and everyone around her. For example, her daughter Christina grew up with a mother that insisted…

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    I. Introduction What is anti-social personality disorders or sociopathic disorders? A sociopath is defined as someone suffering from a type of chronic mental condition in which a person 's way of thinking, perceiving situations and relating to others are dysfunctional and destructive. A person with a sociopathic disorder is also someone that has been diagnosed with an antisocial personality disorder. Anti-social personality disorders or sociopathic disorder can have a lifetime effect on a…

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