For people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), abandonment is something to be avoided at all costs. When a person with BPD feels abandoned, it can have a serious effect on their self-image and behavior, as well as their ability to maintain relationships.
When Marsha Linehan, PhD, came up with the idea of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) in the ’80s, she originally intended it to be used for treating patients who were at a high risk of suicide, with multiple suicide attempts and self-injuries.
We mostly think of seasonal depression as being the “winter blues,” but believe it or not, spring also marks the onset of depression symptoms in some people. With the increase of sunlight in this week’s change of seasons to spring, you may start to notice some symptoms of spring depression.
Impulsivity is the tendency to act with a lack of inhibition and without considering the consequences of that action. People with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) characteristically act impulsively in ways that can be self-damaging.
Mindfulness is one of the skills learned through Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), a treatment modality developed to treat Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). While the techniques have proven successful in helping to target and manage BPD symptoms, they are also worthwhile to anyone who has difficulty living in the moment.
Hundreds of explicit videos and photographs on YouTube, which often don’t come with warnings about their subject matter, show people inflicting self-harm on all parts of their bodies.
A good residential treatment center for depression will assess your depression symptoms, as well as any Borderline Personality Disorder symptoms, to determine what level of care and what type of treatment will help you make a complete recovery.
When it comes to a full recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or an eating disorder (which commonly co-occur), how you view yourself is often just as important as the type of treatment you receive. In honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, here are some things you can do to boost your body image and start to create a better relationship with yourself.
Since both BPD and Antisocial Personality Disorder have overlapping symptoms, how do you know which of these two personality disorders you or a loved one may have?