Borderline Personality Disorder

Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Borderline Personality

Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a personality disorder that frequently co-occurs with borderline personality disorder (BPD). The addition of NPD into the diagnostic picture may complicate the treatment and course of BPD. Narcissistic Personality Disorder NPD is one of 10 personality disorders recognized in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical …

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Borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia: What’s the difference?

More than 11 million Americans experience a serious mental illness in a given year. While the terms borderline personality disorder (BPD), bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia are often used interchangeably, Dr. Bella Schanzer, a psychiatrist with Baylor College of Medicine, says it’s important to know the differences between these conditions. Borderline personality disorder BPD …

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17 Things People Don’t Realize You’re Doing Because You’re a ‘Quiet Borderline’

When we talk about borderline personality disorder (BPD), we usually think of nine classic symptoms, including symptoms like: intense fears of abandonment, uncontrollable rage and “splitting.” While many folks with BPD express these symptoms outwardly in sometimes painful ways, the reality is not everyone with BPD “acts out” — some “act in.” The perception …

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18 Signs You Grew Up With ‘Quiet Borderline Personality Disorder’

When you live with borderline personality disorder (BPD) oftentimes your symptoms present outwardly. But for people with “quiet” BPD, that’s not always the case. “Quiet” BPD is acting in, rather than acting out, but internalizing all the emotions they feel. The fears of abandonment, mood swings, anxiety, self-injurious behaviors, impulsiveness and even suicidal tendencies and black and …

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