What is boderline personality disorder?
Borderline personality disorder is a personality disorder but not enough of the symptoms of a mental illness. It is an emotional disorder that causes emotional instability, leading to stress and other problems. Patients often feel their feelings are distorted, making them think themselves worthless and flawed.
How common is boderline personality disorder?
Anyone can be boderline personality disorders, especially the athletes. The disease can appear at any age. You can limit your ability to disease by reducing the risk factors. Please consult your doctor for more information.
What are the symptoms of boderline personality disorder?
If you have at least five of the following symptoms, you were borderline personality disorder:
- Personal relationships instability or tension
- Personal awareness prolonged instability
- Treat impulsive
- Acts of suicide or self-injury
- Abnormal mood
- Feel empty
- Anger violent or uncontrollable anger
There may be other symptoms and signs are not mentioned. If you have any questions about these signs, please consult your doctor.
When should I see my doctor?
You should consult a doctor as soon as possible if you feel depressed, frustrated or to harm themselves or others. If you delay, you risk of missing the best time for treatment.
What causes boderline personality disorder?
Doctor has not yet determined the exact cause of borderline personality disorder. Experts believe genetic factors, psychological, social and biological combined together make up the disease.
Also, borderline personality disorder gets worse if accompanied by other neurological disorders such as depression, anxiety, substance use and mood disorders.
What increases my risk for boderline personality disorder?
People who have been abused or neglected as children often easily be borderline personality disorder than the general population.
There are no risk factors does not mean you cannot get sick. These factors are common and only for reference. You should consult a specialist doctor for more details.
Diagnosis & treatment
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. ALWAYS consult with your doctor for more information.
What are your treatment options for boderline personality disorders?
Treatment of borderline personality disorder includes psychological therapy combining cognitive behavioral therapy. Psychotherapy can be done by a psychiatrist (a doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of mental problems and emotions and can prescribe medication) or a psychiatrist (a specialist, not medical doctor, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of mental problems and feelings without prescription). The aim of treatment is to reduce symptoms and behavioral changes to improve relationships with family, friends and colleagues of the patient.
Cognitive behavioral therapy focuses on specific ways of thinking that patients disorder symptoms appear. Cognitive therapy is used to break the link between work stressors and mental responses of patients for such agents. Your doctor will need to combine both therapies together to end the patient’s disorder.
Some medicines are doctors prescribing will help patients control their impulses and shorten the neurosis case (e.g., hallucinations, delusions), helps stabilize mood, or reduce the symptoms Sudden mood swings and depression.
What are the most common tests for boderline personality disorders?
Psychiatrists would diagnose based on the symptoms listed above. If you have these symptoms, your doctor will conduct diagnostic medical degree and thereby help you choose and apply the therapy time.
Lifestyle changes & home remedies
What are some lifestyle changes or home remedies that can help me manage boderline personality disorder?
The following lifestyles and home remedies might help you cope with boderline personality disorders:
- Understand that this disorder can lead to serious problems in relationships with family and with those around them.
- Understand that this disease is not schizophrenia, but you may be seriously depressed.
- Aware of his may be suicidal and need to be monitored.
- Follow the instructions of your doctor.
If you have any questions, please consult with your doctor to better understand the best solution for you.
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Review Date: May 30, 2016 | Last Modified: February 3, 2017
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