Borderline Personality Disorder Case Study
Childhood traumas include abuse, neglect, and the death of a parent. Any of these traumas increase a person’s chances of developing a disorder, including BPD, later in life (2014).
Summary of movie
Susanna Kaysen, a 19 year old in the mid 1960’s, is diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. She checks herself into Claymore Hospital for treatment. Throughout the movie she shows us in her actions and flashbacks her feelings of worthlessness about herself, unstable relationships, she…