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    Borderline personality disorder is characterized by stereotypical repetitive and maladaptive interpersonal interactions. Considerable controversy exists regarding preferred treatment and prognosis (Gregory, 2004). The moods of borderline patients are erratic, their personal relationships are turbulent, and their self-image is unstable. When serotonin is decreased, certain areas of the brain involved in emotion regulation, impulsivity and aggression causes the brain not to function properly.…

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    Borderline personality disorder, also commonly abbreviated to BPD, is a serious mental disorder notable for both emotional instability as well as instabilities within relationships. BPD usually starts in adolescence or early adulthood ‒although symptoms may begin showing in early childhood‒ (NIMH), and affects between 1.6 and 5.9% of the U.S. population (NAMI). Its smaller numbers, however, may be attributed to the fact that it is only a fairly recent disorder; BPD was first recorded as a…

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    shows many characteristics that resemble a narcissist. But is he a narcissist or someone with a narcissistic personality disorder? A narcissist is someone who is in love with him or her self. A person with narcissistic personality disorder is “conceited, boastful, or pretentious.” They view other people as inferior to them and treat them accordingly. Those with narcissistic personality disorder desire the best of the best, for instance; an extravagant vehicle or a prestigious home. They are…

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    Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) are described as having “a pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image, and affects, and marked impulsivity.” (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). These individuals do everything that they can to avoid abandonment whether its real or imagined (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). Often they have a negative self-image which leads to self-mutilation or suicidal behaviors (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). For…

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    borderline personality disorder (BPD) Common characteristics (if 5 or more apply you may have bpd) strong efforts to avoid real or imagined abandonment intense and unstable interpersonal relationships distorted and unstable sense of self impulsiveness commonly associated with sex, drug abuse, and risk taking recurrent suicidal thoughts, gestures, and behaviors emotional instability, periods of depression, irritability, and anxiety Feelings of emptiness inappropriate intense anger or lack of…

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    Alex displayed other psychological problems, such as bipolar disorder. It is common for people relatively 75% who suffers with BPD attempts suicide and have caused some form of self -injury like cutting themselves. These forms of behaviors must seek immediate attention from mental health professionals (Association…

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    characterizes Dependent Personality Disorder. This description aptly defines the personality of Buster Bluth from the television show Arrested Development. Buster has difficulty making everyday decisions, has issues with expressing disagreement, seeks out another close relationship once one goes awry, goes to excessive lengths to obtain nurture, has anxiety when faced with difficult decisions, and his social relationships are limited. All these traits are symptoms of Dependent Personality…

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    Diagnostically, I would consider Lorena for a Borderline Personality Disorder 301.083 (F60.3) (DSM-5). Lorena meets the criteria for a borderline personality disorder: an enduring pattern of instability concerning interpersonal relationships, self-image and emotional regulation, with increased impulsivity that begins by early adulthood. This pattern of instability and impulsivity is present in a variety of contexts and includes: Desperate efforts to avoid real or imagined abandonment, identity…

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    TERMINOLOGY CLINICAL CLARIFICATION • According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSMS), avoidant personality disorder (APD) is associated by a pattern of hypersensitivity to negative evaluation, social inhibition, and feelings of inadequacy 7 • Individuals who meet the criteria: 2 o Being extremely shy, o Inhibited in new situations, o Fearful of disapproval and social rejection. • Their fear of rejection is so overwhelming that is affects all aspects of…

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    Borderline Personality Disorder even was, so everything was quite a shock to me. I believe Kiera did a fantastic job of describing how she felt in specific and different situations, so it made it clear what Borderline Personality Disorder really consists of. It disgusted me how everyone tried convincing her that she did not have this disorder or how no one really talked about it because of the stigma around it. That is why it impressed me when she kept fighting and admitted to having this…

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