In addressing the four core symptom domains of borderline personality disorder
described in DSM-IV, the Cochrane report recommended the use of mood stabilizers or second-generation antipsychotics for affective dysregulation, with the caveat that there is no evidence to support the use of carbamazepine or ziprasidone for this or any of the other symptom domains.
Skywalker hit six out of the nine borderline personality disorder
criteria as defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition (DSM-IV).
The boundary between borderline personality disorder
and bipolar disorder: Current concepts and challenges.
The Meehl House currently offers the only transitional residential home specializing in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy that is an "Amen Brain Healthy Treatment Program" for clients with bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder
, PTSD, depression and substance abuse.
With a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder
, Marshall became invested in learning about the disorder and devoted his days to intensive treatment, which included group therapy.
Although I have not the ambition to establish a 'diagnostic criterion', I suggest that this side of manipulative behaviour may be rather typical of people with borderline personality disorder
Patients with borderline personality disorder
, unlike people with schizophrenia or other serious mental conditions, are often viewed by mental health providers as having cynically planned out rash acts and even suicide attempts, sociologist Sandra Sulzer of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found in extensive interviews with 22 psychiatrists and psychologists in the United States.
Borderline Personality Disorder
(BPD) is a personality disorder marked by impulsivity and instability; stable interpersonal relationships and self-imagery are particularly difficult for sufferers to cultivate.
Since 2005, the Iowa Department of Corrections has worked with the authors to integrate the Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS) program into the routine care of offenders with borderline personality disorder
I ended up in hospital after an overdose and the doctor said I had a borderline personality disorder
Overall, they found, nearly half had major depression, while borderline personality disorder
, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), generalised anxiety and social phobia were each diagnosed in roughly one-quarter to one-third.
Andrews appealed against the verdict, on the grounds that she had a possible borderline personality disorder
after being sexually abused as a child, but the appeal was turned down.
Although one such treatment package for personality disorders does exist, it is designed only for borderline personality disorder
An evidence-based practice, Dialectical Behavior Therapy is helpful with substance abusers who are suicidal or have borderline personality disorder
, and includes a lot of what we do already.
Use of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for patients with borderline personality disorder
(BPD) has a poor outcome, some reported findings and anecdotal clinical experience suggest.