Splitting is a term used in Borderline Personality Disorder. I’ve only recently received a diagnosis of Emotional Unstable Personality Disorder, or BPD, as it was previously called by the National Institute For Health And Care Excellence (NICE). One of my recurring issues during periods of crisis is something called splitting.
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How To Activate the Right Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex With Psalm 23How To Activate the Right Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex With Psalm 23
I’ve recently received a diagnosis of Emotional Unstable Personality Disorder, which I knew even before I received the diagnosis from plenty of reading. To be honest, I wanted the diagnosis more for the people in my life, as as least my behaviour was related to a mental disorder. Anyhow, it
Is there understanding from your friends and family when you describe your behaviour because of borderline personality disorder? Until I picked up that short five page mental disorders booklet in Heywood, I had never ever considered that I might have borderline personality disorder, until I read its symptoms — instability in relationships,
Skin Picking Disorder Myth 3 – Not Caused by Underlying Skin ConditionSkin Picking Disorder Myth 3 – Not Caused by Underlying Skin Condition
The following text is the copyright of The Recovery Village. The aim is to raise awareness of dermatillomania, or compulsive skin picking, and to dispel the common myths that often arise Myth #3: Dermatillomania is caused by an underlying skin condition. Fact: Skin picking results in skin damage, but is
It hasn’t been a good day today. I woke up sobbing, then went into prayer and read the bible. I asked God to use this vessel of a body for His glory, tried to surrender my life but said to God that I don’t know how this looks. I’ve met
Skin Picking Disorder Myth 2 – It’s Not A Self Harm DisorderSkin Picking Disorder Myth 2 – It’s Not A Self Harm Disorder
Part 2 of the 8 part myths about skin picking disorder blog posts, with the copyright of the text at therecoveryvillage.com. Myth #2: Excoriation is a type of self-harm. Fact: While compulsive skin picking is harmful to the picker, it is not a self-harm disorder. Self-harm, officially known as “non-suicidal
I found this helpful article on therecoveryvillage.com, so I’m going to include this in eight separate posts. Text taken from https://www.therecoveryvillage.com Myth #1: Skin picking is just a bad habit. Fact: Skin picking is a disorder that has known genetic, anatomical, physiological and environmental causes. Recent research has demonstrated that
I am glad I am alive. I have Almighty God my creator to thank for that. However, there are desperate days when I have thoughts of suicide. The overwhelming feelings can cloud any lucidity and I often end up crying in desperation looking for a way to end these feelings
Paranoia is a horrible trait within mental illness. It is cruel to feel scared of people, family, and society in general, but these are the thoughts that come with Borderline. Occasionally I get the thought that a car is going to pull out a gun and shoot me, while I’m
What Does Borderline Personality Disorder Look Like?What Does Borderline Personality Disorder Look Like?
As I said in my previous blog post, I have no official diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder, but I’ve watched videos of its traits and believe that I meet 8 of its 9 common traits. My doctor just thinks I have depression, but I know it is far deeper than