Borderline Personality disorder can have a physical effect on your brain. A study by the University of Toronto shows that there are differences between a healthy brain and a brain with BPD
Co-occurring disorders are common with most client cases that are presenting with a substance use disorder. Rosa is presenting with a history of several suicide attempts, alcohol use disorder, Post traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). The client’s most severe symptoms are anger, fear, and shame. It is these symptoms that are complicating her life, causing distress, and self harming behaviors. Additionally, her treatment history is limited since she does not finish her therapy sessions. In her opinion she doesn’t have a problem and she feels that she is smarter than the therapists. She has an intense fear of not being liked or not being viewed in positive regard. She has been unwillingly admitted several
In Jeremiah S. Chechik’s film, Benny and Joon Mary Matterson plays a mentally ill character by the name of Joon. Joon Suffers specifically from two psychological disorders knows as schizophrenia and asperger syndrome. Being Schizophrenic makes it hard for Joon to think, feel, and behave how a typical human being is expected to. In addition, Joon’s asperger syndrome enables her to socialize and communicate in an effective way. This film underlines both psychological disorders so that viewers can gain a better understanding of how these psychological disorders affect real-life individuals.
Jessica E. Smith was referred to as my office for a psychological evaluation. Thus concluding the primary diagnosis is borderline personality disorder. Ms. Smith’s background and demographic information were obtained before the actual evaluation and revealed information that fits the criteria of the diagnosis. Ms. Smith was also administered the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2), which assessed her personal attitude, beliefs, and experiences. Which is conducive to borderline personality disorder.
When I complete all of my schoolings I would like to become a behavioral disorder counselor. This career is for me because I love helping people, I want to help people better understand themselves so they can overcome their problems, and the human brain and the thought process has always been a huge interest to me. Is has always been a goal in my life to be somewhere in the healthcare field working, and this is the area that intrigues me and always keeps me interested.
The case study of Nick, paints the picture of a young African-American man whose larger than life personae seems to be in sharp contrast with the realities of his existence. An uncharacteristic moment of genuineness and vulnerability, in which he expressed his feelings of depression and past suicidal thoughts to his doctor, has opened the door for Nick to delve into his mental and emotional issues with a therapist. However, his false bravado and self-created grandiose image, will most likely impede his ability to accept the needed treatment and potentially diminish the likelihood for a positive prognosis. A thorough familiarity with his diagnoses, background, cultural influences, treatment history and motivation to fully engage in the process are needed to develop an effective treatment plan for this young man.
In the movie Short Term 12, a drama about a foster-care facility for troubled teenagers portrays the emotional journey of the teenagers and the staff running the facility. A troubled teenage girl named Jayden is brought into Short Term 12 because her father is not able to deal with her. Jayden has a past of self-harm and upon arrival is disinterested in befriending the other adolescents as she is not interested in “wasting time on short-term relationships.” Jayden displays symptoms of oppositional defiant disorder as she defies authority figures and throws tantrums. Using the illness prospective, Jayden can be diagnosed as having oppositional defiant disorder as well as depression. Antisocial behaviour such as rule breaking, running away and destroying property are actions Jayden engages in, she cusses when she's told not to,
Girl, Interrupted is a film that portrays many different illnesses, but specifically the experiences of Susanna, the main character, who is a patient at a psychiatric hospital. The multipath model contains the different dimensions portrayed in the film: biological, psychological, social, and sociocultural. Susanna is diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and some of the dimensions are applied to this disorder in the film. There is really no biological dimension shown in the film with any of the characters. There might be some genetic factors between Susanna and her parents with BPD, but it is not indicated so. In Susanna’s case, the psychological dimension indicates that she, along with others with BPD, experience feelings of
A crisis is a stressor which can happen to anyone at any period of time. When an individual is faced with a situation and does not know how to handle, a crisis arises. Personal difficulties and experiences which are intolerable are some examples individuals faced in a crisis. This form of difficulty often exceeds an individual coping mechanism which can imposed danger in an individual.
Dissociative Identity Disorder, or better known as Multiple Personality disorder, is an extreme kind of dissociation where the affected individual creates distinct and different personalities in response to severe trauma or violently stressful situations. They remove themselves from any behaviors, memories, feelings and/or actions that would identify with the main personality, from the person that experienced the events. Each identity has its own name, gender, manner of speech and behavior as well as its own personal history.
This paper provides a critical review of the existing literature and research on borderline personality disorder. First, there will be an introduction about Diagnostic Statistical Manual 4th Edition criteria and characteristics. Furthermore, risk factors, etiology and theories about borderline personality disorder (BPD) will be presented and discussed, and in the final part, will be introduced the various treatments and intervention plans proposed and applied for BPD, as well as treatment effectiveness and practice.
Therapy can take many forms. There is numerous therapies out there and many different people who have contributed to the development of each theory and form of therapy. The goal of therapy is to help people get through any problems they may be facing. Therapy is used as a form of support, stress relief, and a way to make people happy and overall healthier. As a therapist it is important to know the different types of therapy and choose the ones that fit best with you.
Effectiveness is defined as the degree to which objectives are achieved and the extent to which targeted problems are solved; the ability to be successful and produce the intended results (Cambridge). Effectiveness is determined without reference to costs and means "doing the right thing" while efficiency means "doing the thing right". Various meta-analysis established the effectiveness of CBT in depression (Hans and Hiller, 2013); Social Anxiety Disorders, General Anxiety Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Panic Disorder (Stewart and Chambless, 2009); Specific phobia (Wolitzky-Taylor, Horowitz, Powers, and Telch, 2008) in clinical settings. Findings from a meta analysis (Ebert, Carlotta Zarski, Christensen, Stikkelbroek et al, 2015)
She was an English song writer and singer who impacted the music industry with her powerful and soulful vocals. It was said that she even created a new genre of music by fusing other genres of music such as soul, jazz, R&B and pop music. My celebrity diagnosis is on no other than the famous English singer, Amy Winehouse. Amy Winehouse was born to her parents Mitch and Janis Winehouse on September 14th 1983. As a child, her parents exposed her to different types of music which sparked up her interest in music and helped her in improving her musical ability. At the age of twelve, her parents divorced and she moved with her mother and brother in Southgate, England. It was at this age that she also attended the Sylvia Young Theater School. But
I believe that it would be most appropriate to diagnose Miss Diagnosis with Borderline Personality Disorder, Moderate Bulimia. Borderline Personality disorder is characterized by a pervasive pattern of instability across multiple domains in life, including interpersonal relationship, self-image, and affect. People who have this disorder make decisions in the moment with no prior thought or planning. They are very impulsive. Additionally, the have a strong fear of abandonment, which often leads to desperate attempts to keep people close and irrational reason for ending relationships before the person can get abandoned. They have interpersonal paranoia and, often, parasuicidal behavior. Their reasoning and logic is often very flawed and it seems that they are very black and white with no understanding of the gray area. Additionally, their