Substance Abuse Rehabilitation

Substance abuse causes substance addiction. It is a chronic disease characterized by the compulsive need to seek sub irrespective of its harmful effects. It causes lasting changes in the brain. In order to recover and undo effects of the substance, the individual and his family members must undertake rehabilitative measures. Rehabilitation helps encourage the addicted […]

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10 Things people who have over...

Alcohol addiction is more than just a drinking problem. It is a biological, progressive, chemical and a fatal disease. It can enlighten a sense of urgency and necessity due to its dependence but overcoming an addiction is so entrenched it is not an easy feat. People who have overcome addiction have been sailed two ships; […]

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Depression in Women

One in four women experiences depression at some point in time in their life. And women are twice as likely to experience clinical depression than men. Still wondering why the women in your life are crying most of the time, or feeling persistently sad, and has no interest in anything. Here is your answer: she […]

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The Family Impact: The social disadvantage and subordination of women on the one hand. And the rapid socio-cultural and economic changes on the other have significantly altered traditional structures and institutions within society. Such changes are invariably associated with social upheaval and drug abuse is a known outcome of such change. Drug abuse poses various […]

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Reinventing Mindful Eating

Reinventing Mindful Eating: Eating is an inevitable activity of everyday life. There was a time when this activity was carried on with utmost mindfulness, i.e. prayers were offered before beginning the meals, and after ending the meals slokas like Annapoorne Sada Poorne, Shankara Prana Vallabhe, Trayam were recited. Offering supplication (Du’ä) by Islam followers during the meal, […]

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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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