Impulse Control In Early Life : Study Showing Its Vital Importance

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  We have already seen that those who suffer such severe, protracted childhood trauma that they go on to develop borderline personality disorder (BPD) have very significant problems regarding self-regulation (i.e, controlling intense emotions) and with IMPULSE CONTROL (along with a wide range of other symptoms). This impaired ability to control impulses, in turn, can …

Types Of Narcissist : Extraverted, Introverted/Covert And Communal

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  We have already seen what the effects can be upon the child who is brought up by a parent with a narcissistic personality disorder¬†as well as how some forms of dysfunctional upbringing can put the child him/herself at risk of developing a narcissistic personality disorder. However, some narcissistic individuals are easier to identify than …

Hypervigilance And Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (Complex PTSD).

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If we have grown up in a chronically stressful and traumatic environment in which we often experienced anxiety, trepidation, stress and fear we are at high risk of developing a fundamental, core belief (on a conscious and/or unconscious level) that the world is a dangerous place and that we need to be constantly on ‘red-alert’ …

The Different Types Of Dissociative Amnesia In Complex PTSD.

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  We have seen how the cumulative effect of repetitive and chronic, traumatic stress during childhood is associated with the later development of complex posttraumatic stress disorder (complex PTSD) and that many of those afflicted by complex PTSD experience symptoms of dissociation (e,g. Freyd, 1996; Peclovitz et al., 1997). [Click here to read my previously …

Self-Acceptance More Helpful To Mental Health Than Self-Esteem.

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We have already seen that most frequently because how they were made to feel about themselves by parents/primary care-givers whilst growing up, one of the most painful, demoralizing and soul-destroying symptoms those with borderline personality disorder (BPD) must strive to endure is irrational feelings of self-hatred, self-loathing and self-disgust.¬†(If you would like to read my …

What Are The Differences Between BPD And Complex PTSD? A Study

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Because there is considerable overlap in symptoms between those suffering from borderline personality disorder (BPD) and those suffering from complex posttraumatic disorder (complex PTSD), those with the latter condition can be misdiagnosed as suffering from the former condition. In order to help clarify the differences between the two conditions and help show how they are …