borderline personality disorder
- BPD. A serious mental illness marked by unstable moods and impulsive behavior. People with BPD have problems with relationships, family and work life, long-term planning, and self-identity. Symptoms include intense bouts of anger, depression, and anxiety that may lead to self-injury or suicide, drug or alcohol abuse, excessive spending, binge eating, or risky sex. A person with BPD who is diagnosed with cancer may be at an increased risk of suicide. Also called BPD.
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Borderline personality disorder — Classification and external resources ICD 10 F60.3 ICD 9 301.83 … Wikipedia
Borderline Personality Disorder — Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is important because it became a highly popular diagnosis after the 1980s, applied almost exclusively to young women who previously would have been called hysterical. Beginning of borderline personality … Historical dictionary of Psychiatry
borderline personality disorder — noun (psychiatry) A mental illness characterized by instability of mood and behaviour, problems with relationships and self image, and sometimes dissociation and paranoia • • • Main Entry: ↑border … Useful english dictionary
Borderline personality disorder — A serious mental illness characterized by pervasive instability in moods, interpersonal relationships, self image, and behavior. This instability often disrupts family and work life, long term planning, and the individual s sense of self identity … Medical dictionary
borderline personality disorder — noun a) Exhibiting behavior that borders between neurosis and psychosis. b) A disorder characterized by extreme black and white thinking and turbulent relationships. ICD 9: 301.83 … Wiktionary
borderline personality disorder — noun a psychological disorder characterised by an uncertainty about the validity of one s own feelings and beliefs, often as a result of an environment in childhood in which one s feelings and beliefs were constantly devalued or invalidated, and… … Australian English dictionary
borderline personality disorder (BPD) and hallucinations — Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is also known as emotional regulation disorder (ERD), emotional intensity disorder (EID), and unstable personality disorder (UPD). The expression borderline personality disorder evolved out ofthe term… … Dictionary of Hallucinations
Management of borderline personality disorder — The mainstay of management of borderline personality disorder is various forms of psychotherapy with medications being found to be of little use. Contents 1 Psychotherapy 1.1 Dialectical behavioral therapy 1.2 Schema therapy … Wikipedia
List of further reading on Borderline personality disorder — This is a list of further reading on borderline personality disorder. *Blauner, Susan Rose. How I Stayed Alive When My Brain Was Trying to Kill Me: One Person s Guide to Suicide Prevention (2003) ISBN 978 0 06 093621 1 *Bockian, Neil R. et al.… … Wikipedia
Personality disorder — Classification and external resources ICD 10 F60 ICD 9 301.9 … Wikipedia