Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

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Borderline Personality Disorder Kerry Jefferson PSY 303 George Bell IV, M.A. Mar 10, 2013 Borderline Personality Disorder Borderline personality disorder (BPD) affects individual’s emotion state. They have irrational mood swings. But one of the things that affect them is the fear of abandonment. When something like this happens to them it affects others around them, because they fill like they have to constantly walking on eggshells. There are a lot of other diagnose that can come from BPD, but they show at least five symptom like being suicidal, fill with rage, impulsive and often dangerous behaviors, stress related paranoid thoughts, and making wild accusations. People with borderline personality…show more content…
Despite the severe risks associated with BPD, relatively little is known about the disorder’s etiology. Identification of genetic correlates (endophenotypes) of BPD would improve the prospects of targeted interventions for more homogeneous subsets of borderline patients characterized by specific genetic vulnerabilities.” (McCloskey & New, 2009). In order to get a visual look at how borderline personality disorder (BPD) operates we will use the 1987 thriller Fatal Attraction. The characters in this movie will demonstrate how an individual can go from a pleasant and respectable person to a monster in sheep clothing’s. This movie shows how each person sees the relation…show more content…
Now, the movie use sex to show how someone can get emotional involve even though they now the true in a relationship. There are may disorders that an individual can be diagnose with, but it hard to determine which one a person has without knowing all of the symptoms. The movie really helped to isolate the right disorder and it gave me a better understanding of the BPD. Borderline personality disorder is scary hidden disorders that our society is not aware of until it happens. The individual will not know that they have this disorder until their emotion state is put to the test. BPD individuals engage in self manipulating behaviors, suicide attempts and thoughts, they also show impulsive behavior, such as spending money, sex, and substance abuse. Supportive therapy may be the best approach when a person emotional stability is in question. Borderline personality disorder is a mental illness that needs to be closely and figured

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