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Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder

Alia Byrd

on 5 May 2011

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Alia's Questions
Why is BPD so effecting?
How can you be “Diagnosed with BPD?
If you ignore it can it get better or worse?
Can you die because of this? BPD By: Miranda Bryant
Jada Rance
Alia Byrd Boderline Personality Disorder Miranda’s Questions
What is it when you have BPD?
How does it effect other’s if I were to have it?
What kind of effect does it make on YOU?
Is there anyway a person with BPD can get help? As with other disorders the cause What is BPD?
Questions that we had on BPD Miranda's Questions What is it when you have BPD?
How does it effect other’s if I were to have it?
What kind of effect does it make on YOU?
Is there anyway a person with BPD can get help? What is BPD?
Why do people get it
What are the symptoms of it?
How can you treat it? Jada's Questions What is BPD? Symptoms Treatments of BPD
How can you check yourself for BPD? A test we came about... Frantic efforts to avoid real or imagined abandonment
A pattern of unstable and intense interpersonal relationships
Identity disturbance,disturbing Self-image.
Impulsivity potentially self-damaging
Recurrent suicidal behavior, gestures, or threats.
Emotional instability due to significant reactivity of Chronic feelings of emptiness
stress-related paranoid thoughts or dissociative symptoms
Types of counseling commonly used to treat the disorder include:

Cognitive-(CBT), focuses on changing certain thoughts and behavior patterns to control the symptoms of a condition.
Dialectical- helps reduce destructive behaviors.
Psychodynamic-focuses on uncovering or understanding your past.
Family-can help educate your family about your condition and provide support.
Support-where you and people you care about are able to meet others who share similar challenges.
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is an emotional disorder that causes emotional instability, leading to stress and other problems.

With borderline personality disorder your image of yourself is distorted, making you feel worthless and fundamentally flawed. Your anger, impulsivity and frequent mood swings may push others away, even though you desire loving relationships. http://similarminds.com/cgi-bin/newpd.pl THE END!
THANK YOU FOR WATCHING! Medication treatments for BPD... Medications help by
reduce depression,
dampen emotional ups and downs,
and put the brakes on excessive impulsivity.
while mood stabilizers such as
Tegretol Lithium can help with mood swings Tests we came about... Questions??? Thanks for watching! Work Cited! http://depression.about.com/library/quizzes/bpdquiz/blbpdscreenquiz.htm Note: The above test is for ages 18 and up. http://www.slshealth.com/behavioral_info/behavioral_info_center.asp You can check yourself for Borderline Personality Disorder by
making a checklist
see what you fit with.
going to a doctor
Even reading about it could ensure you.
You should see a health care professional if you think you have signs of BPD
They will then be able to help you How can you get BPD?
Many people who have bpd have usually experienced the following...

Being sexually abused as a child
Abused drugs and alcohol
Have had an abusive childhood
Have been homeless
Spent part of their lives jobless
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Grohol, John M. "Borderline Personality Disorder | Psych Central." Psych Central - Trusted Mental Health, Depression, Bipolar, ADHD and Psychology Information. Web. 15 Apr. 2011. <http://psychcentral.com/lib/2007/symptoms-of-borderline-personality-disorder/>.
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"Borderline Personality Disorder | Borderline Personality Disorder - BPD." Borderline Personality Symptoms, Personality Disorder Borderline Signs and Treatment. Web. 17 Apr. 2011. <http://www.personalityborderline.com/borderline-personality-disorder-2.html>.
"What Is Borderline Personality Disorder." Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Web. 12 Apr. 2011. <http://www.borderlinepersonalitydisorder.com/>.
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Pictures. Web. 18 Apr. 2011. <http://www.picsearch.com/index.cgi?width=1020>. http://www.personalityborderline.com/borderline-personality-disorder-2.html *HINT
Most of the people who have BPD are females! ;'
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