Showing Tag: "borderline personality disorder" (Show all posts)

Do I have Borderline Personality Disorder?

Posted by Candace Smith, LCSW on Friday, February 17, 2012,

I get asked this question many times per week in my psychotherapy practice.  It's hard to give an easy answer to people who ask, since there are many parts to this disorder and a lot of people do meet some of the criteria.

Most people who have borderline personality disorder suffer from:

  • Problems with regulating emotions and thoughts
  • Impulsive and destructive behavior
  • Unstable relationships with other people

According to the DSM, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR), to be diagno...


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Showing Tag: "borderline personality disorder" (Show all posts)

Do I have Borderline Personality Disorder?

Posted by Candace Smith, LCSW on Friday, February 17, 2012,

I get asked this question many times per week in my psychotherapy practice.  It's hard to give an easy answer to people who ask, since there are many parts to this disorder and a lot of people do meet some of the criteria.

Most people who have borderline personality disorder suffer from:

  • Problems with regulating emotions and thoughts
  • Impulsive and destructive behavior
  • Unstable relationships with other people

According to the DSM, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR), to be diagno...


Continue reading ...