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For Mental Health Awareness Week 2015, An Update On Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms, Diagnosis, And Brain Imaging


Borderline personality disorder affects about 1.6 percent of adults in the U.S.; brain imaging studies show structural abnormalities impacting the limbic system.

Source: For Mental Health Awareness Week 2015, An Update On Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms, Diagnosis, And Brain Imaging

Personality Disorders in DSM-5: Tips for Making the Right Diagnosis


http://www.psychcongress.com/article/personality-disorders-dsm-5-tips-making-right-diagnosis-24234

An Update On BPD:


http://www.storyclash.com/For-Mental-Health-Awareness-Week-2015-An-Update-On-Borderline-Personality-Disorder-Symptoms-Diagnosis-And-Brain-Imaging-5680576

Diagnosing borderline personality disorder


http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Borderline-personality-disorder/Pages/Diagnosis.aspx

Boundaries: Should You Tell Someone That You Have BPD?


Excellent article by Debbie Corso of HealingFromBPD.org to help you decide whether or not to disclose your BPD diagnosis:

http://www.my-borderline-personality-disorder.com/2013/11/how-should-I-tell-someone-have-BPD-boundaries-disclose.html

BPD and Bipolar Disorder


I’ve seen a lot of people asking on Facebook what the differences are between Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder.  Although they seem very similar, they are totally different disorders.  It is possible to have both disorders, making a correct diagnosis even more difficult.  Here are some helpful links:

 

http://www.my-borderline-personality-disorder.com/2013/05/BPD-Bipolar-Symptoms-Confused-Difference.html

http://blogs.psychcentral.com/bipolar/2010/08/borderline-personality-bipolar-disorder-differences-diagnosis/

http://blogs.psychcentral.com/bipolar/2010/09/borderline-personality-and-bipolar-differences-part-ii-treatment/

http://borderlinepersonalitytreatment.com/signs-of-bipolar-disorder-and-borderline-personality-disorder.html

http://www.differencebetween.info/difference-between-borderline-and-bipolar

 

The Precarious Nature of Mental Illness Diagnoses | Finding One’s Path


The Precarious Nature of Mental Illness Diagnoses | Finding One’s Path.

Dealing with the Stigma of a Borderline Personality Disorder Diagnosis | Borderline Personality Treatment


Dealing with the Stigma of a Borderline Personality Disorder Diagnosis | Borderline Personality Treatment.

What is borderline personality disorder?


So which is it? ADHD, BPD, BD


Great brief description of the differences between ADHD, BP and BPD

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I posted a while ago, or is it blogged a while ago?  … on how hard it was sometimes to provide a diagnosis. Also why some are misdiagnosed, quite often. There has to be a reason for this, it is not like the profession is inept.

So it is hard. 

oh that is an excuse for messing up?

yes.

Why?

ok, so why. Look yourself over please, point out the diagnostic port that we can plug our sensor into.  

So diagnosis is based on what you answer, provide, divulge. A lot too, is what you don’t say. Sometimes with deliberateness, you don’t really want to talk about it. It is very personal, you are ashamed, embarrassed.

Or you don’t feel it is pertinent.

To be fair too, things change, some disorders coexist, or develop later. One may go untreated.

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Mental, Mental, Mental.

Such a simple word, but it makes people cringe.

perhaps it…

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