Psych powerpoint bpd

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Psych powerpoint bpd

  1. 1. BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER Borderline Personality Disorder is a condition in which peopledemonstrate long-term patterns of unstable emotions aboutthemselves and others.
  2. 2. CAUSES AND RISK FACTORS • Abandonment in Childhood or adolescence • A disruption in family life • Poor communication in the family • Sexual Abuse Tends to affect women more than men and among psychiatric patients with this disorder.
  3. 3. SYMPTOMS Uncertain about their identity, as a result their values and interests can rapidlychange. See things in extremes whether good or bad. Views of others may change quickly Fear of being abandoned Feelings of emptiness and boredom Frequent displays of inappropriate anger Impulsiveness with money, drugs, sexual relationships, binge eating, and stealing.
  4. 4. OTHER SIGNS OF BPD Very manipulative Does not deal with rejection well at all, drives them to a point ofbeing physically ill (they see it as the end of the world) Likes to be the victim of a situation just for the attention Intolerance of being alone Repeated crises and acts of self-injury like overdosing for example
  5. 5. COMPLICATIONS Drug Abuse Depression Problems with work, social, and family relationships. Suicide Attempts
  6. 6. TREATMENT Group Therapy Dialectical behavioral therapy One on one with a psychologist

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