Mental Illness!! It’s Not Alwa...

STIGMA IS A THREAT TO YOU AND YOUR SURROUNDINGS!!   “Stigma is the rejection, avoidance or fear, people direct toward those they perceive as being “different.” Mental illness attacks everyone and anyone. It affects, what makes us human: language, reasoning, and empathy. Our memory, character, the difference between self and others, their perception of what […]

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Paranoid Schizophrenia

Paranoid Schizophrenia is one of the most common types of schizophrenia. This usually causes psychosis of different intensity, thus causing the person to lose his mind and touch with respect to the reality.   People diagnosed with paranoia are heavily suspicious of other people. This condition can cause adverse effects in their life in terms […]

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Schizophrenia Rehabilitation

Importance on the need of Schizophrenia Rehab   Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that usually appears in late adolescence or early adulthood. Characterized by hallucinations, delusions, and other cognitive difficulties, schizophrenia can often be a lifelong struggle.   People with schizophrenia have profound disabling cognitive defects. Whether positive or its negative symptoms, these cognitive deficits […]

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Effects of Party Drugs

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration survey, it is estimated that more than 6, 00,000 people coming under the age of 12 or older were reported in use of party drugs like ecstasy and cocaine. The survey also found that 39,000 people especially the youth between 12 and 17 years old […]

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9 things you need to know abou...

What is Marijuana? “Marijuana” is dried leaves and flower of cannabis hemp plant, which has more volume of a non-narcotic chemical called THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) in multiple quantities. When it is inhaled or consumed, it makes the individual feel high for few hours.   What are the other similar types of drugs like marijuana? Ecstasy, Benzodiazepines, […]

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Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment

Borderline Personality

Borderline Personality Disorder.

Borderline personality disorder or BPD is a mental illness that affects the way an individual feels, thinks about themselves and others, also majorly affecting their behaviour. The affects of the disorder disrupts their normal functioning.

Individuals suffering from BPD tend to be highly sensitive. They are often seen to have intense unstable relationship patterns. They have a distorted self image and tend to be highly impulsive and emotional.

These individual can be difficult to handle since it affects their whole personality. However, recovery is possible as there are quite a few treatment options available to help and treat BPD. Following are the treatment options available:

  • Dialectical behaviour therapy– Or DBT is a type of psychotherapy that is specially designed for treating BPD. Here the therapy uses two concepts. One, where the patient’s emotions are validated and accepted, and two, where the patient is taught to contradict their own emotions. This way they would be able break away from their narrow view of life and look at the world from an open perspective.
  • Mentalisation-based therapy– Or MBT works on the belief that individuals with BPD lack the ability to mentalize, the ability to think about and examine others and their own thoughts and behaviour. MBT helps the individual develop this and use it in their daily lives. This helps bring a positive change in their behaviour and in their relationship with other people.
  • Schema focused therapy This therapy beliefs that the reason for a negative, unhelpful thought and behaviour pattern is an unmet need. Schema focused therapy helps you identify and fulfil this need, bringing a healthy change in behaviour.
  • Therapeutic Community Or TC is a structured environment where different individuals with different mental illness live together as a part of their recovery process. Here the individuals are trained to develop social skills and increase their self confidence through a wide range of activities. They also undergo group and individual therapy.
  • Transference focused psychotherapy- or TFP is a therapy where in the therapist intentionally creates and uses the relationship with the client to help them. They help the client look into their emotional and interpersonal issues and learn techniques to overcome them.
  • Pharmacological therapy- Individuals with BPD are also, depending on the severity, given medications. These help them stabilize their mood, reduce their impulsivity and relax. They are also suggested when another mental condition occurs with BPD.

Living with BPD can be very difficult and over whelming. However, there are various mental health institutions with professional that provide a range of effective treatments. These can help an individual with BPD manage their symptoms and lead a normal life. For effective treatment options for borderline personality disorder, call us now on +919611194949.

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