Browsed by
Month: May 2016

Children of Mothers with Borderline Personality Disorder: Identifying Parenting Behaviors as Potential Targets for Intervention

Children of Mothers with Borderline Personality Disorder: Identifying Parenting Behaviors as Potential Targets for Intervention

An interesting article regarding the prognosis for children of mothers with BPD. Children of mothers with BPD should be considered a high-risk group given the wide array of poor psychosocial outcomes that have been found in these children. This paper describes the parenting strategies that might explain the transmission of vulnerability from mothers with BPD to their offspring, Source: Children of Mothers with Borderline Personality Disorder: Identifying Parenting Behaviors as Potential Targets for Intervention

Defining Features of Personality Disorders: Impulse Control Problems

Defining Features of Personality Disorders: Impulse Control Problems

A Very interesting article about Impulse Control problems in patients with Borderline Personality disorder. People with personality disorders tend to exhibit problems with impulse control that can manifest as either over-controlled or under-controlled impuls Source: Defining Features of Personality Disorders: Impulse Control Problems

21 Signs Some One Has Bulimia Nervosa | Bulimia Help

21 Signs Some One Has Bulimia Nervosa | Bulimia Help

All of these have, in my experience, been present in someone who suffers from Bulimia. She would also spend up to six hours a day consuming food, which would then be purged. In these days of social media one might also notice campaigns, posts about food, posts about the restaurants they have been to, recipes they intend to try, images of themselves with food, among posts which are genuinely their interests. perhaps more posts regarding food than others might post,…

Read More Read More

Gaslighting and Distortion Campaigns | Out of the Mire

Gaslighting and Distortion Campaigns | Out of the Mire

An Interesting article about “gaslighting” in people who suffer from BPD. Gaslighiting is: gaslight ˈɡaslʌɪt/ verb gerund or present participle: gaslighting manipulate (someone) by psychological means into doubting their own sanity. “in the first episode, Karen Valentine is being gaslighted by her husband” I want to talk about a specific topic–gaslighting.  What is gaslighting? Gaslighting is a form of emotional abuse and/or psychological manipulation and intimidation wherein a person, the abus… Source: Gaslighting and Distortion Campaigns | Out of the…

Read More Read More

Our Greatest Delusion – YouTube

Our Greatest Delusion – YouTube

I thoroughly enjoyed this Derek Muller talk, it’s most certainly food for thought. I happen to subscribe to the belief he describes in this talk, that the effect of belief in having time at one’s disposal often leads to not taking the chance while it exists. I hope you enjoy this talk as much as I did.

Introduction to Behavioral Addictions

Introduction to Behavioral Addictions

A very interesting article about addictive behaviors. Abstract: Background Several behaviors, besides psychoactive substance ingestion, produce short-term reward that may engender persistent behavior despite knowledge of adverse consequences, i.e., diminished control over the behavior. These disorders have historically been conceptualized in several ways. One view posits these disorders as lying along an impulsive-compulsive spectrum, with some classified as impulse control disorders. An alternate, but not mutually exclusive, conceptualization considers the disorders as non-substance or “behavioral” addictions. Source: Introduction to Behavioral…

Read More Read More

Borderline Personality and Abuse of Non Borderlines

Borderline Personality and Abuse of Non Borderlines

Another interesting article about the abusive nature of those who suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder. Borderline Personality and Abuse of Non Borderlines: BPD is highly associated with the verbal, emotional, psychological, and physical abuse of their partners. Source: Borderline Personality and Abuse of Non Borderlines

When Your Character Disordered Ex Defames and Makes Trouble for You – Manipulative-People.com

When Your Character Disordered Ex Defames and Makes Trouble for You – Manipulative-People.com

Some ways to deal with the smear campaign a borderline personality disorder sufferer may engage in. In effect, deal with it maturely. From spreading lies about you to your relatives, friends, and acquaintances, to engaging in several tactics to make things as difficult as possible for you, your ex can become just as ominous and troublesome a presence in your life as he or she was when you were together. Source: When Your Character Disordered Ex Defames and Makes Trouble…

Read More Read More

Antisocial Personality, Sociopathy & Psychopathy

Antisocial Personality, Sociopathy & Psychopathy

A good clarification of where the border between Personality disorder and insanity may be. Source: Antisocial Personality, Sociopathy & Psychopathy

%d bloggers like this: