Borderline Personality Disorder

Why Borderline Personality Disorder Is Considered The Most “Difficult” To Treat

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is defined by the National Institute of Health (NIH) as a serious mental disorder marked by a pattern of ongoing instability in moods, behavior, self-image, and functioning. Due to this, unstable relationships and impulsive behavior often occur. A person with BPD may experience stress-related paranoid thoughts, …

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11 Signs of Borderline Personality Disorder

It’s easy to joke around about personality disorders: “I’m really OCD about keeping my house clean.” Or, “Ugh, her mood swings are so bad; is she bipolar?” The truth is, personality disorders—long-term unhealthy and inflexible patterns of thinking—are an all-too-real struggle for roughly 9 percent of Americans, according to the …

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Researchers Home in on Emotion Regulation Difficulties Among Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder

Recent findings published in PLOS One shed light on the emotion regulation deficits that characterize borderline personality disorder (BPD). The findings suggest that people with BPD show deficits in adaptive emotion regulation, mindfulness, and self-compassion. One of the key characteristics of borderline personality disorder is a difficulty processing and regulating emotions. Individuals …

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