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Compulsive Lying and Borderline Personality Disorder – Borderline Personality Treatment | Borderline Personality Treatment

Compulsive Lying and Borderline Personality Disorder – Borderline Personality Treatment | Borderline Personality Treatment

                      by Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment in Related Conditions, BPD Symptoms People with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) often have trouble relating to other people, causing instability in their interpersonal relationships. If you have BPD, you may feel as though you need to secure extra assurance from others to help you maintain your relationships, which can result in the impulse to lie. Compulsive lying, or mythomania, can be common in people…

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Bulimia: Providers | UF Health, University of Florida Health

Bulimia: Providers | UF Health, University of Florida Health

View Navigation UF Health, University of Florida Health Search Our Site Bulimia: Providers Request an Appointment Primary tabs Overview Approach to Care Locations Providers(active tab) Research Studies Genevieve Camp, MA, ATR, LMHC Clinical Interests: Anorexia nervosa, Binge eating disorder, Bulimia, Depression, Generalized anxiety disorder, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Traumatic events, Eating disorders – resources Frances Cordero, Clinical Interests: Anorexia nervosa, Binge eating disorder, Breastfeeding, Bulimia, Celiac disease – sprue, Celiac disease – nutritional considerations, Diabetes, Eating disorders – resources, Heart disease and…

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PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PERSONALITY DISORDERED

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PERSONALITY DISORDERED

      Edited hy Charles  G. Costello   A  Wilcy-lntcrscicncc Puhlication John Wiley  &  Sons. Inc. New York      •    Chichester        •     Brisbane       •     Toronto      •     Singarorc   CHAPTER 6 Narcissism   PAUL WINK The second half of this century  has witnessed an unprecedented  interest in narcissism. From its obscure origins, the legend of Narcissus has be­ come the myth for our times. Although the reasons for the recent rise in popularity of narcissism are complex and overdetermined, two develop­…

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Is There an Epidemic of Narcissism Today? | Psychology Today

Is There an Epidemic of Narcissism Today? | Psychology Today

  With a new book called The Narcissism Epidemic, the first and most obvious question is, “How do you know there’s an epidemic?” The evidence comes in two forms: Changes among individuals, and changes in the culture. Josh Foster (of the University of South Alabama) and I are releasing a study today showing that narcissistic traits are increasing even faster than we previously thought. From 2002 to 2007, college students’ scores on the Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI) rose twice as…

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Pro-Ana Subcultures and Sociology

Pro-Ana Subcultures and Sociology

Pro-ana Background and History Documented accounts of “disordered eating” patterns date back as far as the Middle Ages, when religious and spiritual groups began practicing fasting as a part of their ceremonies and rituals (Bynum 1985). However, around the time of the European colonization of the Americas, voluntary starvation began to evolve from purely a religious ritual to a means of satisfying the social construct of an ideal physique (Vandereycken and van Deth 1994). Psychologists and Sociologists alike have long…

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The Characteristics of Pro-Ana Community

The Characteristics of Pro-Ana Community

Chapter · January 2016   2 authors: Meyran Boniel-Nissim Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee 12 PUBLICATIONS  881 CITATIONS Yael Latzer University of Haifa 110 PUBLICATIONS  1,501 CITATIONS     Meyran Boniel-Nissim, Ph.D.1  Yael Latzer, DSc.2 1Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Israel 2Faculty of social welfare and health sciences, University of Haifa, Israel Eating Disorders Clinic, Psychiatric Division, Rambam Medical Center Haifa, Israel     Abstract Pro-Ana, websites are designed to promote and support Anorexia Nervosa (AN). Common…

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What is PTSD?

What is PTSD?

What is PTSD? Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can occur following the experience or witnessing of a traumatic event. A traumatic event is a life-threatening event such as military combat, natural disasters, terrorist incidents, serious accidents, or physical or sexual assault in adult or childhood. Most survivors of trauma return to normal given a little time. However, some people will have stress reactions that do not go away on their own, or may even get worse…

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Borderline Personality Disorder and Antisocial Personality Disorder: A Closer Look – Borderline Personality Treatment | Borderline Personality Treatment

Borderline Personality Disorder and Antisocial Personality Disorder: A Closer Look – Borderline Personality Treatment | Borderline Personality Treatment

  by Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment in Related Conditions, Family & Friends, BPD Symptoms Personality disorders are segmented into three different clusters, each with their own set of diagnostic criteria. Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) falls into Cluster B, which is characterized by highly dramatic, overly emotional thoughts and behaviors. Also falling into Cluster B is Antisocial Personality Disorder. Since both disorders have overlapping symptoms, how do you know which of these two personality disorders you or a loved one may…

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About Borderline Personality Disorder in Teenagers

About Borderline Personality Disorder in Teenagers

Learn More About Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms & Treatment By Kristalyn Salters-Pedneault, PhD Updated June 06, 2017 Borderline personality symptoms are confusing, frustrating, and hard for loved ones to understand. This is particularly the case for parents or caregivers dealing with teens who have borderline personality disorder (BPD). While we know a great deal about how borderline personality symptoms look in adults, we know much less about how the disorder presents in teens. In fact, there is still controversy over whether it is appropriate…

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The Relationship between Multidimensional Narcissism, Explicit and Implicit Self-Esteem in Eating Disorders

The Relationship between Multidimensional Narcissism, Explicit and Implicit Self-Esteem in Eating Disorders

    Psychology, 2015, 6, 2025-2039 Published Online December 2015 in SciRes. http://www.scirp.org/journal/psych http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/psych.2015.615200 Katrine Boucher1, Catherine Bégin1, Marie-Pierre Gagnon-Girouard2, Carole Ratté3 1         School of Psychology, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada 2         School of Psychology, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), Trois-Rivières, Canada 3         Eating Disorders Unit, Laval University Medical Centre (CHUL), Quebec City, Canada Received 23 November 2015; accepted 25 December 2015; published 28 December 2015 Copyright © 2015 by authors and Scientific Research Publishing Inc. This work is…

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