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Therapy Techniques for Borderline Personality

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD, is a serious mental illness which is characterized by “unstable moods, behavior, and relationships.” BPD was first listed as a mental illness in 1980 in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, Third Edition. Since […]

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Understanding Personality Disorders

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, or NIMH, it is estimated that around 9.1% of the U.S. adult  population have been diagnosed with some kind of personality disorder within the past 12 months. This amounts to a total of approximately 29.3 million people. The exact rates of prevalence […]

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Bipolar Disorder / (Manic-Depression)

What is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar Disorder (Manic-Depression) is a brain disorder that causes unusual changes in mood, energy, behavior, and the ability to accomplish daily responsibilities. These symptoms can eventually cause relationships to fall apart, poor performance at school and work, and can even cause suicide. These severe symptoms of […]

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