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Borderline Personality Disorder and the (Mis)Interpretation of Anger

A 2013 study shows that people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) may have difficulty interpreting the facial expressions of others. But there is a plus side to these findings.

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How DBT Helps Prevent Aggressive Behavior

Dialectical Behavior Therapy seeks to teach people with aggressive tendencies to employ mindfulness techniques in order to prevent aggressive behavior. Through DBT, they learn to tolerate uncomfortable emotions by sitting with them before acting on them.

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BPD and Aggression: Managing Through Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) aims to teach people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) that anger is a normal emotion that can be experienced without acting on the aggressive impulses that may follow.

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Coping with Anger as a ‘Collateral Non’

Borderline Personality Disorder is a condition that has a profound ripple effect, as the conflict in the primary spousal and familial relationships often spreads to all of those friends and relatives surrounding and witnessing the dysfunctional relationship. So how do you cope with the anger that can result?

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Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder and Anger

It is a fact that most people diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) have angry outbursts, but a myth that they act out violently toward others. Instead, their angry behavior is often directed toward themselves.

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