Beyond BPD – Stability and the lack of Symptoms


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English: Borderline personality sufferers often like to present themselves with an image that is “bad”; in ways including wearing “gothic” style clothing, heavy makeup, and other unusual fashion statements. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

As I stated in my recent post I have been experiencing a period of relative stability for a while now. Whether this is remission, recovery or will last remains to be seen but for now it’s all good. I thought it would be helpful, to me and others, to examine the DSM IV criteria for BPD and how I stand in relation to each currently… Continue reading

5 Great Things People say about me – and why I can’t believe them…


Borderline personality sufferers often like to...

Borderline personality sufferers often like to present themselves with an image that is “bad”; in ways including wearing “gothic” style clothing, heavy makeup, and other unusual fashion statements. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I know that it is not just down to having Borderline Personality Disorder that I have this problem, I know that people who don’t have BPD also have this problem.

The problem is the inability to accept compliments. Continue reading

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Paranoia, Delusions and Dissociation in Borderline Personality Disorder


Paranoia, delusions and dissociation are the subject of the ninth diagnostic criteria for BPD.

The DSM IV-TR states:

9. transient, stress-related paranoid ideation or severe dissociative symptoms

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