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I believe that, despite what it says here, BPD can be prevented, if you are brought up in a validating environment — Joyce.
Borderline personality disorder is characterized by unstable relationships, emotional dysregulation, self-harm and impulsive behavior.
Dialectical behavioral therapy or DBT is a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and the practice of mindfulness. It has been adapted for teenagers and shown to be effective for kids with emotional instability, or dysregulation, self harm, and suicidal thoughts or attempts.
What Is Borderline Personality Disorder? Borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be described as a serious mental condition that causes unstable emotions, impulsive behavior and occasionally psychotic episodes. Patients with BPD are unable to regulate their thoughts or moods, which usually results in poor self-image, stormy interpersonal relationships and major difficulties fitting in with a crowd […]
This article really got to me:
Teenage Mind: First Time Evidence Links Over Interpretation of Social Situations to Personality Disorder
Carla Sharp, an associate professor and director of the Developmental Psychopathology Lab in clinical psychology at the University of Houston (UH), became interested in the way people think, how they organize thoughts, execute a decision, then determine whether a decision is good or bad.
…personality researchers have highlighted the point that teens do not wake up at 19 and have a personality disorder on the first day of their 19th year…
Here are some articles about BPD in teenagers:
Here are some links to some excellent articles about Borderline Personality Disorder and Adolescents:
We need to catch BPD early to save years or decades of unnecessary unbearable pain for BPD sufferers and everyone around them!