lunes, 24 de enero de 2011
Borderline personality disorder
(BPD) is a described as a prolonged disturbance of personality function in a person (generally over the age of eighteen years, although it is also found in adolescents), characterized by depth and variability of moods. The disorder typically involves unusual levels of instability in mood; thinking, or splitting; the disorder often manifests itself in idealization and devaluation episodes, as well as chaotic and unstable , self-image, identity, and behavior; as well as a disturbance in the individual's sense of self. In extreme cases, this disturbance in the sense of self can lead to periods of dissociation.