Marijuana: Herbal or addictive...

Over the last decade, the use of marijuana has grown popular across various countries and so brings the never-ending debate of whether marijuana is healthy or not. On one hand there are progressive cannabis supporters looking at the health benefits of it while on the other hand of this ever-growing divide are people who fear […]

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How to Motivate Autistic Adult...

Autism is a word that a lot of people would not like to hear when it comes to their loved ones especially adults. It’s a sensitive topic and sometimes they don’t even like talking about it. They tend to be in denial and would say that their adult is just delayed or something of that […]

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Do you see these Bipolar Disor...

Bipolar disorder, which has been known as manic-depression before the 1980s, refers to patterns of abnormal and severe mood swings that can range from disabling mania to mania. As the term “bipolar” suggests, this refers to extreme moods from depressed on one end to manic on the other end. So what are some of the […]

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What Does Bipolar Feel Like?

Sajan 25, “Often, I was preoccupied with suicidal thoughts.” Am not sure of what am going through the early stage. I feel like crying for no reason, always worried about future events and make myself comfortable in my own spaces. Gradually, these behaviours became an ideal zone for me. Doing daily activities such as getting […]

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Marijuana Addiction- Can you g...

Marijuana/ pot has been around for a very long time, from the ancient world through our modern period the cannabis plant has played a major role in legal and illegal drug-taking behaviors in people. Is marijuana addiction real or Can you get addicted to pot though? With all this data from thousands of years of […]

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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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