borderline personality disorder


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borderline personality disorder

n. Abbr. BPD
A personality disorder characterized by impulsiveness and by a long-standing pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, behavior, mood, and self-image, with symptoms often including intense anger and fear of abandonment.

borderline personality disorder

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(Psychiatry) psychiatry a mental condition on the dividing line between a psychiatric disorder and normality characterized by impulsiveness, extreme mood swings, and often aggressiveness
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Work Group on Borderline Personality Disorder: Practice guideline for the treatment of patients with borderline personality disorder.
I'm not an expert, but from what I've read on Borderline Personality Disorder it kind of fitted with her," the relative added.
STEPPS is based on a program developed by Norman Bartels and Teresa Crotty called "A Systems Approach to Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder.
The DSM-IV authors defined borderline personality disorder as a persistent pattern of instability and impulsivity.
One of the most challenging diagnostic dilemmas facing mental health counselors is the differential diagnosis of borderline personality disorder (BPD) from bipolar disorder.
When the researchers then compared the patients with 528 other psychiatric patients who had never been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, they found that those in the former group were nearly four times more likely to have borderline personality disorder.
For example, the research literature on borderline personality disorder has burgeoned, in part because the behaviors that comprise this disorder have a name or unifying construct (Blashfield & Intoccia , 2000).
BORDERLINE Personality Disorder is a mental health condition that affects roughly 10,000,000 Americans, or more than three percent of the general population.
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) affects around 2% of the population and three quarters of suffers are women.
Chicago -- A large study indicates that mothers with symptoms of borderline personality disorder may be more likely to have adolescent offspring with problems forming relationships, Nathaniel H.

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