Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

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Abstract Borderline Personality Disorder has many different Characteristics, and Patterns of instability.impulsiveness, Interpersonal Relationships, People may have suicidal thoughts and attempts, aggression, emotional dysregulations. Many factors can play a role in Borderline Personality Disorder, it could be genetics , it could also tend from a person 's childhood experience examples could be sexual abuse.This Psychological disorder can be treated with therapy also there is a drug therapy that could help the patients depression, aggression and anxiety. There are many research being done to help understand Borderline Personality Disorder.Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a psychiatric condition which severely affects psychological…show more content…
Alex Foster who meets Dan at a business party end up having an affair and she becomes totally obsessed because she is unable to deal with rejection she wanted a relationship with Dan, But Dan was a married man. There are times that the social enviroment that set peoples mental status off. As in the movie you can see this young lady observing a man and wanting to get close to the Man. Once she is able to get close to him and they have an affair you see her mood change. She is seeking attention. Alex Foster starts to become irrational and starts to display symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder. Her symptoms are as follows: Promiscuous, delusional, suicidal, aggression, depressed, and she self mutilates herself. She does not deal with rejection very well which leaves me to believe that she has a low self…show more content…
Instead she lost her life in the movie because her illness got the best of her. Even though the movie portrayed one thing there are treatments out there to help people with borderline personality disorder. Even though there is no cure for Borderline Personality Disorder, There are treatments that decrease the symptoms. First choice of treatment is therapy. The patient must go to thereapy two or three times a week for it to become effective. The patient must feel comfortable with their thereapist for it to be an effective treatment. Some people with BPD can be easier to treat than others. A person with BPD can easily be triggered if they don 't feel comfortable 1. Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) focuses on the concept of mindfulness, or paying attention to the present emotion. DBT teaches skills to control intense emotions, reduce self-destructive behavior, manage distress, and improve relationships. It seeks a balance between accepting and changing behaviors. This proactive, problem-solving approach was designed specifically to treat BPD. Treatment includes individual therapy sessions, skills training in a group setting, and phone coaching as needed. DBT is the most studied treatment for BPD and the one shown to be most
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