Borderline Personality Disorder – 3 Infographics to Help Explain It.

, Borderline Personality Disorder – 3 Infographics to Help Explain It.

The link between the experience of childhood trauma and the later development of borderline personality disorder (BPD) is well established by numerous research studies (click here to read my article on this). The infographic below shows how BPD can affect our behaviour.

The term  AFFECTIVE DYSREGULATION in the table below refers to the great difficulty BPD sufferers have in controlling (or regulating) their emotions (‘affect’ being a word used by psychologists to mean emotions). To read my article on this, click here.

Finally, the word ‘cognitive’ used in the third category of the table below is simply a word used by psychologists to refer to ‘thinking.’

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, Borderline Personality Disorder – 3 Infographics to Help Explain It.

behavioural symptoms of borderline personality disorder

The infographic below gives details of what BPD is, its symptoms, its causes, how it is diagnosed and how it is treated. Click here to view an excellent documentary on BPD.

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, Borderline Personality Disorder – 3 Infographics to Help Explain It.

diagram explaining borderline personality disorder

The infographic below shows the chances during their lifetime of a BPD sufferer developing ‘comorbidities’. A comorbidity is a medical condition associated with another condition. For example, the table shows that of those who suffer BPD, 88% will also suffer from anxiety disorder (one of the comorbidities of BPD) during their lifetime.

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comorbidities of borderline personality disorder

 

, Borderline Personality Disorder – 3 Infographics to Help Explain It.

 

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David Hosier BSc Hons; MSc; PGDE(FAHE).

About David Hosier MSc

Holder of MSc and post graduate teaching diploma in psychology. Highly experienced in education. Founder of childhoodtraumarecovery.com. Survivor of severe childhood trauma.

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