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Identity Disturbance And Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

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BPD And Identity Disturbance : We have seen from other articles that I have published on this site that one of the defining symptoms of borderline personality disorder (a condition strongly associated with childhood trauma) is identity disturbance. In other… Read more

What Is Psychic Numbing?

Severe emotional distress and trauma can lead to a psychological defense known as psychic numbing. Psychic numbing occurs when our conscious experience becomes so overwhelmingly, mentally painful that our feelings, in effect, ‘switch themselves off;’ the result is a kind… Read more

Do You Have Depersonalization Disorder? The Symptoms.

Depersonaliztion Disorder Symptoms : We have already seen that the experience of severe trauma can lead to us reacting (although it is a reaction created by unconscious processes, not a reaction we deliberately choose, of course) by developing a psychological… Read more

Depersonalization: How Trauma Can Leave Us Feeling ‘Unreal.’

  One of the (myriad) symptoms of my illness can, perhaps, be best conveyed by the following example : I would look at a beautiful view, such as the sun setting on the horizon of the sea near where I… Read more

Childhood Trauma, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and Dissociation.

I have previously published articles on this site articles explaining the connection between childhood trauma and borderline personality disorder (BPD). An important symptom of BPD is DISSOCIATION, which this article will examine in greater detail. Dissociation is generally considered to… Read more
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