Personality disorders

Those who struggle with a personality disorder have great difficulty dealing with other people. They tend to be inflexible, rigid, and unable to respond to the changes and demands of life. Although they feel that their behavior patterns are "normal" or "right," people with personality disorders tend to have a narrow view of the world and find it difficult to participate in social activities. There are many types of help available for the different personality disorders. Treatment may include individual, group, or family psychotherapy. Medications, prescribed by a patient's physician, may also be helpful in relieving some of the symptoms of personality disorders, including problems with anxiety and perceptions.

Discussions

Where are the Narcissists?

Mr_Augie
  • By Mr_Augie · Posted March 17, 2014
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  • There is no group for those with npd- narcisstic personality disorder? Or do we post this stuff on this group ...

attachment pathology

IRespectYou
  • By IRespectYou · Posted November 28, 2013
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  • To attach is to "fasten or join one thing to another." To attach is "to be or become joined or connected." (Merriam-Webster.) "Attachment theory focuses on the maintenance of a sense of safety and security ...

Daughter being verbal abused

monamarie
  • By monamarie · New reply November 10, 2013
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  • I hope someone out there has some answers for me. I have a daughter who has bipolar, personality disorder, anxiety, low self esteem etc. She has finally moved out on her own. For us this is great because ...

epilepsy and mood disorders

bedazzledbybarb
  • By bedazzledbybarb · New reply July 9, 2013
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  • My daughter had epilepsy as an adolescent that the pediatric neurologist had correctly predicted that it would go away when she started menstruating it would cease and it did. I feel the mood disorder ...

question

lovingfamily
  • By lovingfamily · New reply June 29, 2013
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  • I believe my Mother has a personality disorder. It is extremely hard to have a relationship with her, anyone else suffer with this? Would love some advice or suggestions or how to deal with someone like ...

question

lovingfamily
  • By lovingfamily · New reply June 29, 2013
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  • I believe my Mother has this condition, making it very hard to have a relationship with her. Would love some advice or suggestions ...

BDM and MARRIAGE

mbern63
  • By mbern63 · New reply May 5, 2013
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  • I am suffering with Borderline Personality Disorder and am in a first time marriage to a man whom I met online 1 1/2 yr ago and am having a hard time with my BPD as it is affecting my marriage where I ...

I'm in love with a paranoid schizophrenic

MeganJoyce
  • By MeganJoyce · Posted March 4, 2013
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  • Me and my boyfriend have only been together for 5 months but it was the strongest connections either of us felt. I have depression and generalized anxiety disorder where I have panic attacks. I have gotten ...

Whats it like to have DID?

BlueFlowersProblems
  • By BlueFlowersProblems · New reply February 5, 2013
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  • I think I may have it....but it happens while I'm a sleep people say that I text them or I said weird things to them. Idk if I'm sleep walking or what. But there's like this negative voice inside my head ...

My Fiance is Getting Worried.Does anyone know what this is?

Jessicaray1993
  • By Jessicaray1993 · New reply October 23, 2012
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  • My fiance believes to think he has a personality disorder.Lately he has been getting overly pissed easy and later i tell him some of the things he has said and he doesnt remember.He has been noticing ...

BPD w other serious physical chronic illnesses

Sarabeth86
  • By Sarabeth86 · New reply July 11, 2012
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  • I have BPD but was also recently diagnosed gastroparesis which is a serious gastrointestinal disease. I'm a struggling w living w both a serious mental illness as well as a serious physical illness. Does ...

Wanted, BP Senior Friends How Do You Find Joy ?

infinitefancies
  • By infinitefancies · Posted June 20, 2012
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  • BP Senior Friends, Hope do you cope with family and friends? How do you find joy ...

I also suffer from DPD and was relieved its a condition not a just a feelin

webby1
  • By webby1 · New reply May 7, 2012
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  • My family also hasn't taken the time to understand this disorder or even try to research and educate themselves. They keep saying for me to snap out of it and push my self out there and just be more independent ...

BPD, OCD, Bipolar, Depersonalization, etc.

dramses79
  • By dramses79 · New reply April 14, 2012
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  • Hi there, I'm new to this, so I'm not entirely sure how to start or what to say here...so, I'll try to get started somehow. Just for starters, I can say I suspect suffering from BPD, OCD, Bipolar, Depersonalization ...

Hallucinations - voices and sounds

lamikens
  • By lamikens · Posted March 23, 2012
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  • Hello everybody! I am trying to learn about hearing voices in people who have bipolar, schizophrenia, or any other mental illness. If you have heard voices (or sounds), can you describe your experience ...

Research

ni1lightbright
  • By ni1lightbright · New reply March 20, 2012
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  • Im doing a reserach paper . I wanted you guys view point about it personality disorder. Personality disorders are chronic and persistent behavioral and emotional disturbances that are often difficult ...

help

ds2010
  • By ds2010 · New reply August 3, 2010
  • 1 reply
  • My daughter has several disorders and needs to be in an in patient program desperately. I can not afford to pay for an expensive long term treatment facility. Any suggestions. We live in Gwinnet co. GA ...

dependent personality disorder

marshy
  • By marshy · New reply July 17, 2010
  • 5 replies
  • i have dependent personality disorder and get very disturbed when the people i think i can count on to help are not helping-very distressed. does anyone have any coping suggestions when friends and family ...

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