Essays Tagged: "Borderline personality disorder"

mental ilnesses (BPD)

Borderline Personality DisorderBorderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is one of the most controversia ... the somewhat amorphous concepts behind BPD a concrete form. Kernberg's explication of what he calls Borderline Personality Organization is the most general, while Gunderson, though a psychoanalyst, is ... ed by many to have taken the most scientific approach to defining BPD. The Diagnostic Interview for Borderlines and the DIB-Revised were developed from research done by Gunderson, Kolb, and Zanarini. ...

(7 pages) 134 0 4.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

BBP Depicted In Girl Inturrupted: This is a paper that compares the movie Girl Inturrupted to the actual symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder.

e was just an ordinary girl, trying to make sense of her life, and was only there for a short rest. Borderline Personality Disorder was her diagnosis. Susanna recovered from her condition after stayin ... ayal.The disorder that Kaysen has is very well portrayed in this movie. As defined in our textbook, Borderline Personality Disorder is 'a personality disorder in which an individual displays repeated ...

(6 pages) 151 1 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Mental Illnesses Portrayed in A Beautiful Mind and Girl Interrupted.

per will identify two different mental illnesses and how each separate one is presented in a movie. Borderline personality disorder will be discussed in relation to Girl Interrupted and schizophrenia ... in relation to Girl Interrupted and schizophrenia will be discussed in relation to A Beautiful Mind.Borderline personality disorder, which effects only about 2% of the United States population, seems ...

(6 pages) 253 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Borderline Personality Disorder - Understanding It, History, Treatment, Closing - Includes Outline and Bibliography

OUTLINEI.Understanding Borderline PersonalityA.Common StereotypesB.Characteristics & Symptoms1.Fear of Abandonment2.Imp ... y (DBT)1.Main Treatment Tasks2.Stages of TreatmentC.AlternativesV.Closing StatementUnderstanding BPDBorderline Personality Disorder (BPD) might sound a somewhat less-serious problem or perhaps a disor ... However, both are stereotypes having strong roots in the disorder's history. Originally, the term "borderline" was used to describe a condition that was thought to "border" between neurotic and psych ...

(11 pages) 824 11 4.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

Borderline Personality DisorderBorderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is the most researched personal ... studies of her Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Linehan has developed a sociobiological theory that borderlines are born with a biological tendency to react more intensely to lower levels of stress th ...

(3 pages) 186 2 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Antidepressants.

t only in depression but also OCD, panic disorder, bulimia and anorexia, schizophrenia, alcoholism, borderline personality disorder, impulsive aggressive behavior, postpartum depression, PMS, social p ...

(2 pages) 104 2 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder is a disorder that I find that is very interesting. I find myself as ... pes of disorders.Throughout the discussion of Personality Disorders I became very interested in the Borderline Personality Disorder. This type of disorder amazed me with the behaviors, the cause and t ... helped me to look at the disorder in a whole new aspect.The things that fascinate me the most about Borderline Personality Disorder are the different types of behaviors thatan individual will encounte ...

(3 pages) 96 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Borderline Personality Disorder: History, Understanding and Treatment

Borderline Personality Disorder affects an estimated five million Americans. Patients with BPD make ... percent of psychiatric outpatients (American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2000). The symptoms of borderline patients are similar to those for which most people seek psychiatric help: depression, mo ... e symptoms, the causes, and to explore possible therapy options for individuals with BPD. The term "borderline" goes back a long way. Originally thought to be at the "borderline" of psychosis, people ...

(8 pages) 303 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Blood Makes All the Bad things go away

ractices self mutilation, the highest percentage being among teenage females, people diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and people with one of the dissociative disorder. Over half come fro ...

(7 pages) 45 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Girl interrupted

itution for young women. Split into three sections, mind versus brain, the clinical definition of a borderline personality disorder, and her diagnosis, her memoirs serve as an argument against her cli ... hat psychology is. Then, as a preface to her main argument, we are shown the different aspects of a borderline personality disorder and how one is diagnosed. Along with this scientific methodology, Ka ...

(8 pages) 80 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Mothers with Borderline Personality Disorder & the Effects they have on their Children

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is defined as "a pervasive pattern of instability of interpers ... kely to become felons and serve jail time (Wirth-Cauchon, p.156). There are four different types of borderline mothers. They are the Waif, Hermit, Queen and Witch, and all four have distinct character ... he Waif's dominant emotional state is that she feels helpless (Guttman, p.10). Of the four types of borderline mothers, the helplessness and hopelessness of the Waif makes her easier to distinguish fr ...

(10 pages) 142 2 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Personality disorders

with such disorders] are evil, that they are lazy," adds Judd, author of "A Developmental Model of Borderline Personality Disorder" (American Psychiatric Publishing, 2003).But research is helping to ... ute of Mental Health until 2005, has since 1996 enrolled 668 people with the diagnoses of avoidant, borderline, obsessive-compulsive or schizotypal personality disorders. A summary of the study's aims ...

(6 pages) 135 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

"Girl, Interrupted"

Kaysen's autobiographical book entitled "Girl, Interrupted," readers get a first hand look at Borderline Personality Disorder and what life is like in a mental institution. Susanna recounts her ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Holden Psychoanalysis

7;, he wants to control and protect the people he loves. Also showing classic symptoms of a borderline personality disorder, he has a severe inability to experience "middle grounds" of s ... my second hypothesis, I will take a more clinical angle. Holden shows a number of signs of having a borderline personality disorder. Holden sees life in two shades "“ black and white. He sees sit ...

(12 pages) 4626 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Borderline Personality Disorder

his paper I am going to attempt to identify treatment options for patients with dual diagnosis with Borderline Personality Disorder and Substance Abuse issues. According to Encarta Encyclopedia, ? In ... mpact on a person?s social or employment environments. In this paper the focus will be primarily on Borderline Personality Disorder. According to Encarta Encyclopedia ?about 2 % of all people have Bor ...

(18 pages) 205 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Girl Interrrupter A Review

angold, and producer David Wick were able to capture the idea that though Kaysen was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), there is some ambiguity in whether or not she actually is a b ... try would mistake an uncertain and suicidal (though not unusual for the time period) teenager for a Borderline who needs the help of a psychiatric institute. In Susanna's case, her mother brought her ...

(6 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Borderline Personality Disorder

1. What factors do you think contribute to the finding that borderline personality disorder (BPD) is much more common in women than in men? One important psycho ...

(2 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Borderline Personality Disorder Within the Adult Population: A Brief Overview

Borderline Personality Disorder � PAGE �1� Running head: BORDERLINE PERSONALITY ... xxxSubmitted to Xxxxx Xxxxx in partial fulfillment of NR XXXRegis UniversityFebruary 1, 2008�Borderline Personality Disorder Within the Adult Population: A Brief OverviewBorderline Personality ... perpetuate and result in emotional dysregulation (Nelson-Gray, Mitchell, Kimbrel & Hurst, 2007).Borderline personality disorder is a debilitating condition that often requires utilization of psych ...

(13 pages) 85 1 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Alternative Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder

bstractThis is the outcome of a study in which 106 participants who met the diagnostic criteria for Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD, were randomized into two groups. The first group, or the co ... nal core beliefs and state anxiety, yet no improvement was gained in overall depression.IntroductionBorderline Personality Disorder, or BPD, is a serious mental illness, which affects up to 2% of Amer ...

(9 pages) 52 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Self Mutilation; A Review of the Disease

ings (Thompson, 2010)..Self mutilation is commonly associated with certain mental illnesses such as Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Subs ...

(6 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide