BPD And Genetic Heritability

GENES, ENVIRONMENT AND BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER (BPD) : Studies have been conducted that suggest that parents suffering from borderline personality disorder (BPD) may pass on certain genes to their children that predispose them to impulsive behaviour and emotional volatility. For example, a study conducted by Distel et al. (2007) suggested that the genetic component (heritability) …

Ten Ways To Build Resilience

However, resilience is not something that a person either has or does not have, rather, it is something that we can build and develop. According to the American Psychological Association there are TEN MAIN WAYS WE CAN INCREASE OUR RESILIENCE and these are as follows : Develop social connections: e.g. with supportive family members, friends, …

Childhood Rejection Leading To Possessive Behavior In Adult Relationships

  If we were rejected when we were children by parents / primary carers this can have a profound effect upon our adult, intimate relationships, causing them to be ruined by a perpetual, intense fear of losing our partner and re-experiencing the intolerable emotional pain that was generated by our experience of rejection and abandonment …

The Effect Of The Body Language Of The Parents On The Child

In this article, I will look at how body language is relevant to the topic of childhood trauma in two particular ways : The effect of the body language of the parents upon the child. How the experience of chronic childhood trauma can negatively impact upon the child’s body language. Let’s look at each of …

Two Main Ways Narcissistic Parents May Use Their Children.

We have seen from other articles that I have previously published on this site that narcissistic parents tend to see their children as possessions and as extensions of themselves, as opposed to individuals in their own right (this can lead to the child growing up to develop serious identity problems). They also lack empathy for …