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How Does DBT Work In Treating Borderline Personality Disorder?

May 25th, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How Does DBT Work In Treating Borderline Personality Disorder?

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) was once notoriously difficult to treat. There were few standard treatment modules specifically created for BPD. That is until dialectical behavior disorder (DBT) came along. But what is DBT and why does it work in treating borderline personality disorder? What is dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)? Created by psychotherapist Marsha Linehan, dialectical …

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How Is A Personality Disorder Different From A Mood Disorder?

February 23rd, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How Does DBT Work In Treating Borderline Personality Disorder?

Are you concerned that you or a loved one are struggling with a personality disorder? You may have heard the term thrown around, especially when discussing people who have problematic relationships. But what is a personality disorder and how does it differ from a mood disorder? What does personality disorder treatment look like? What is …

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Facts and Myths about Borderline Personality Disorder

July 12th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How Does DBT Work In Treating Borderline Personality Disorder?

There is still plenty of stigma surrounding mental illness, especially misunderstood disorders like borderline personality disorder. People with this illness must deal with a lot of misinterpretations about what their disorder really is and how it affects them. Those with borderline personality disorder are dealing with a lot of inner turmoil and people that don’t …

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Managing Impulsivity in BPD

January 27th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How Does DBT Work In Treating Borderline Personality Disorder?

One of the most complex and misunderstood mental illnesses is borderline personality disorder which is a condition that can strongly affect a person’s behavior. Someone who has borderline or BPD will often struggle to manage their emotions, the way that they react to others, their relationships and the control they have over their actions. One …

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Crippling Paranoia

December 4th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How Does DBT Work In Treating Borderline Personality Disorder?

Different mental health issues can lead to symptoms of paranoia and for those struggling with this problem it can be devastating. Issues like anxiety, personality disorders, bipolar disorder and many other conditions can lead to crippling paranoia. Dealing with paranoia can make it challenging to get through daily tasks, maintain relationships and live a healthy …

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Narcissistic Disorder

May 12th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How Does DBT Work In Treating Borderline Personality Disorder?

Mental illnesses can encompass many different issues beyond the more common disorders like depression and anxiety. Personality disorders are a lesser known conditions that can be some of the most debilitating and difficult to overcome. Conditions like narcissistic personality disorder are complex and are not always easy to diagnose even for experienced mental health professionals. …

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Histrionic Personality Disorder Distorted Self Image

December 15th, 2017 - Leave a Comment
How Does DBT Work In Treating Borderline Personality Disorder?

Personality disorders are some of the most complex yet least understood types of mental illnesses. There are several types of personality disorders that can affect a person’s well-being and ability to function in daily life and relationships. Histrionic personality disorder is one that is rarely discussed but can be very problematic for those who are …

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Hoarding, a Subtype of OCD

November 20th, 2017 - Leave a Comment
How Does DBT Work In Treating Borderline Personality Disorder?

Disorders that fall under the category of anxiety can be complex and include different subcategories of mental health problems that are all related to anxious behavior. Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a type of anxiety disorder that centers around compulsive thoughts and actions that begin to take over a person’s life. OCD is one of the most …

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Having Introvert Symptoms is Mental Disorder?

April 12th, 2017 - Leave a Comment

We all probably know an introvert. Introverts may prefer some music in the comfort of their own home with a good book to keep them company on their days off. They like to hang with friends, but only a few at a time, in seclusion. They go to public spaces grudgingly and hate making a …

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6 Myths About Personality Disorders You Still Believe

March 22nd, 2017 - Leave a Comment

Personality describes everything about you. It explains how you act, your likes and dislikes, how you interact with others, your moods and much more. Personality Disorders are typically defined as the way you think, feel or act that conflicts with what other people or the culture considers “normal” behavior. There are many types of personality …

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