BPD Sufferers Do Not Choose To Be Self-Absorbed.

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  Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) And Self-Absorption : We have seen in articles on this site, how childhood trauma can lead us to experience great mental distress and anguish in our adulthood; indeed, some who experience high levels of chronic and repetitive stress in childhood may incur physical damage to their developing brainsĀ and go on …

Childhood Trauma Permanently Scars Brain

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Three critical brain regions that may be adversely affected by significant and chronic childhood trauma are : 1) The thalamus 2) The amygdala 3) The hippocampus Below, I will briefly describe the main functions of each of these three crucial regions of the brain, together with providing a summary of the damage they may sustain …

BPD : How It Affects Men And Women Differently

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We have seen that those who have experienced significant childhood trauma are more likely than the average person to develop borderline personality disorder (BPD) in their adult lives. It is now known that borderline personality disorder (BPD) affects men and women in equal numbers. However, the way this serious condition (one out of ten BPD …

Five Types Of Amnesia Linked To Childhood Trauma

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  I have written elsewhere in other articles that I have published on this site that I can remember virtually nothing of my life prior to the age of about eight years old and this clearly constitutes a form of amnesia. Indeed, five types of amnesia have been identified that can occur as a result …