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Why Self-Diagnosis of BPD Doesn’t Work

For those who suffer from the debilitating symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), self-diagnosis is a particularly risky endeavor.

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Dealing with the Stigma of a Borderline Personality Disorder Diagnosis

You are already facing what probably feels like insurmountable challenges. The last thing you want is to feel like others will not understand what you are going through and will view you differently as a result of your Borderline Personality Disorder diagnosis.

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The History and Future of a Borderline Personality Disorder Diagnosis

In a recent lecture by Dr. Jerold Kreisman, author of “I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me,” he spoke of how BPD has been perceived and diagnosed over the years, and how that perception and the criteria for diagnosis is changing.

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How to Prevent a Misdiagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder

In order to get the right kind of Borderline Personality Disorder treatment, you need to make sure you get a correct diagnosis of BPD.

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Does My Father Have Borderline Personality Disorder?

If you have been raised by a father with Borderline Personality Disorder, you have undoubtedly suffered the consequences of his destructive behavior. It may benefit you greatly to increase your ability to recognize and define BPD behaviors in him so that you can affect changes in yourself and your communication that help you overcome some of the damage in your relationship.

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Understanding the Diagnostic Process for Personality Disorders

The DSM uses a multidimensional approach to diagnosis so that other factors in a patient’s life that undoubtedly play a role in their mental health can also be examined, and a clearer picture of their problems and symptoms can emerge.

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5 Things to Consider about Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment

Before entering Borderline Personality Disorder treatment, it is a good idea to carefully consider your options. You will want to assess your situation and decide on the approach to BPD treatment that best suits your needs and lifestyle. Here are five things to consider in your decision-making process.

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Signs of a BPD Mother: How to Cope

Even if your mother hasn’t received an official Borderline Personality Disorder diagnosis, there are some signs to keep an eye out for.

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Can Borderline Personality Disorder Be Diagnosed in Middle Age?

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is most commonly diagnosed when a person is in their 20s or early 30s, when the symptoms of BPD are most severe. Though the severity of BPD symptoms diminishes with age, it is possible to get a BPD diagnosis when you are older.

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How to Talk to Your Loved One about Their BPD Diagnosis

Getting a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) isn’t something most people want to hear. While it may bring some people relief that they can put a name to their symptoms, others may be unwilling to admit that they have a psychiatric disorder. Here are some things to consider if you are finding it difficult to talk to your loved one about their Borderline Personality Disorder diagnosis.

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