They tend to have inflexible thoughts and behaviors in social situations (Noggle, Rylander, & Soltys, 2013). In The Neuropsychology of Psychopathology, the author states that “a personality disorder is an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates markedly from the expectations
These factors can be the trigger of hypersensitivity to external stimuli, hallucinations, panic attacks, cognitive deficits, obsessive thinking, paranoia depression and alcoholism. Loneliness can make you worse. Loneliness and loss of self-worth lead many mentally ill to believe that they are useless, and so they live with a sense of hopelessness and low self-esteem.” (Stobbe, 2006) These factors can be seen in inmates who have been sent to ‘the hole’ for a long period of time.
The novel The Madonnas of Echo Park by Brando Skyhorse, explains the concept of borderline through the life of Aurora and her half-sister Angie by showing how they felt divided into both sides of either looking for a better life outside of Echo Park or staying there as how their parents did. Through the sisters’ life’s, I learned how the people around you and your choices can cause you to be in a borderline that could be difficult to decide what you want in life. Borderline is the “frontera”, but in the novel borderline is presented as in the space in which the two sisters are in and how they have two pathways to follow and they don’t know what to do since the people around them contribute to them being in a borderline. In chapter 2, Aurora’s borderline is presented with her wanting to have the big house and money Mrs. Calhoun, Felicia’s boss, had which is shown when she is invited to have a pool party with her friends there.
In the movie “What About Bob” from the year of 1991, the main character, Bob possibly had borderline personal disorder and OCD. I did not chose this movie, I watched it in my high school psychology class. It was the first movie that I watched specifically because of a mental illness. In the movie, the mental illness wasn’t specifically specified by the psychologist. Bob knew something was wrong with him by showing that he always needed his psychologist.
Development of dissociative disorders in adulthood appears to be related to the intensity/frequency of dissociation during the actual the traumatic event(s) (Dissociation FAQ’s). Dissociation may become a defensive pattern that persists into adulthood and can result in a full-fledged disorder (D.I.D.). D.I.D. is understood to be a result of several factors; however, an individual that experiences recurrent episodes of abuse during childhood is more likely to dissociate and develop D.I.D. (D.I.D.). As many as 99% of individuals who develop this disorder have recognized personal histories of recurring, overpowering, and often life-threatening disturbances at a sensitive development state of childhood.
Exploring Psychology by David G Myers (2014) says that a psychological disorder is a syndrome marked by a “clinically significant disturbance in an individual’s cognition, emotion regulation, or behavior” (American Psychiatric Association 2013)(p. 506). In the movie Mommie Dearest directed by Frank Perry we see Joan Crawford played by Faye Dunaway. The character Joan portrays many different psychological disorders, which affects how we see her role in the movie. Multiple disorders were evident throughout the film, but three major disorders that were noticeable were obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), bipolar, and borderline. Mommie Dearest is a story about Joan Crawford (Faye Dunaway) who is a great Hollywood actress.
Billy Milligan, or popularly known as the “guy from that movie Split”, has recently become the known face for a disorder called dissociative identity disorder, or formally known as multiple personality disorder. Dissociative identity lies under the main category of dissociative disorders in the DSM-5. Dissociative disorders are disorders in which conscious awareness becomes separate or dissociated from previous memories, thoughts, and feelings. Now, what exactly is dissociative identity disorder? Well, DID, for short, is a rare dissociative disorder that a person exhibits two or more distinct and alternating personalities.
Borderline Personality Disorder Intro: AGD: What do Amy Winehouse, Angelina Jolie, Princess Diana, and I have in common? We all have Borderline Personality Disorder. I am diagnosed with Borderline Personality disorder, as is my sister, so I know how it feels to have it effect your body and your life. Thesis: Today I am going to tell you some things about how Borderline Personality Disorder effects your mind, body, and the people around you Preview: First we have to go inside the mind to see how this disorder effects your emotions and how you think
Billy Bibbit shows the symptoms of this disorder very clearly. He also shows the fear that resides from the needs he has. Billy’s fear was very apparent and it was easily manipulated as shown by Nurse Ratched. When the needs brought on by the disorder are not met it brings out an excessive fear of failure. The disorder can be easily taken advantage of, people surrounding those who have this disorder should be careful with how they act towards them.
They also suffer from their personal negative self-esteem that has an impact on their values and relationships with other people. This affects their desire to commit suicide and harm themselves. In addition, people with this disorder may also feel disconnected from their bodies, which results in the inexplicable feeling of guilt and paranoia. This disorder can be applied to Hamlet’s famous quote “To be, or not to
• One or more separate personalities. • Frequent gaps in memories of personal history. • For children – behavioral problems with difficulty paying attention in school. Treatment Psychotherapy – long term psychotherapy is the foremost treatment for this disorder.
People who have borderline personality disorder are usually diagnosed in early adulthood after the age of 18. These individuals display instability in all types of relationships in their lives. The self-view, worth, and disturbed thoughts occur early