psyc_500_Borderline_Personality_Disorders

Extremes 3 identity disturbance markedly and

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Identity disturbance; markedly and persistently unstable 3. self-image or sense of self. self-image 4. Impulsivity in at least two areas that are potentially selfdamaging (e.g., spending, sex, substance abuse, reckless damaging driving, binge eating). Note: do not include suicidal or self-mutilating behavior covered in criterion 5. self-mutilating Diagnostic Criteria for BPD (301.83) Diagnostic 5. Recurrent suicidal behavior, gestures, or threats, or selfmutilating behavior. 6. Affective instability due to a marked reactivity of mood 6. (e.g., intense episodic dysphoria, irritability, or anxiety usually last a few hours and only rarely more than a few days). days). 7. Chronic feelings of emptiness. 8. Inappropriate, intense anger or difficulty controlling 8. anger (e.g., frequent displays of temper, constant anger, recurrent physical fights). recurrent 9. Transient, stress-related paranoid ideation or severe 9. dissociative symptoms. dissociative Diagnostic Interview for Borderlines Diagnostic Social Adaptation Affects Interpersonal Relations Psychosis Impulses Etiology Etiology Gunderson Masterson Kernberg Kohut-self psychology Biology Self-Mutilation Self-Mutilation “The only antidote to mental suffering is physical pain” -Karl Marx A. Description/Characteristics/Dynamics Se...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online