personality disorder

Personality disorders are as complex as they are misunderstood; delve into this diagnosis and learn the typical cognitions, behaviors, and inner experience of those inflicted.

Anais Parksa year ago
How to Spot a Sociopath
Let’s start with the main traits of a sociopath, which is commonly referred to as anti-social personality disorder. Although sociopathy and psychopathy are both called this, they are different because...
Borderline Personality Disorder: What They Don't Tell You
Being diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD) was both a relief and a living nightmare for me. On the one hand, I knew I had most of the symptoms of the mental illness, and it explained a...
C.A. Ma year ago
Self-Destructive or Self-Preservation?
When it comes to my adventures with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), one of the biggest things I struggle with is the poor impulse control and self-destructive behaviour. There are a few forms o...
Kaylie Granoffa year ago
BPD & Me
"I suffer from BPD." "What's that?" "Borderline Personality Disorder." "Oh my god, what is that?" I love this conversation. I've had it so many times I've lost count now, and it always brings me the s...
Ross Trowbridgea year ago
Save Yourself
My name is Ross Trowbridge. I have Borderline Personality Disorder and am not ashamed. I’ll start off by saying I once was. I was riddled with fear, anxiety, guilt. I lived day by day, week by week, a...
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Ricardo Bustaa year ago
Psychopath
Psychopathy is a personality disorder that is characterized by egomaniacal behavior, manipulation, impulsivity, and the inability to feel empathy for others. Psychopaths are accomplished actors that u...
Narcissism
Narcissists need to be right to the exclusion of other viewpoints. They are busy projecting onto others traits they find unacceptable in themselves. It is their way or the highway. They are unwilling ...
Why Histrionic Personality Is Hard to Deal With
Histrionics who have narcissism as well need to be the center of attention in all interactions. We are, however, discussing plain old histrionics in this regard. They need to be the center of attentio...
Cat Dempseya year ago
Borderline Personality Disorder
When I found out that I had Borderline Personality Disorder, it was like everything finally made sense. My doctor handed me a book to skim through and I started laughing at how textbook I was. It felt...
It's a Bird! It's a Plane! No, It's SUPERMAN!
I suffer from borderline personality disorder (BPD). Movies and books have shown quite a few borderlines, but none of them truly expose what it is to be a borderline. Being a borderline became my iden...
Jay Williamsa year ago
Thoughtsoutloud
Introduction: When there are high levels of stress or excitement, my mind goes into an uncontrollable chaos. So intense, that conversations begin to play loudly in my head, taking a life of their own....
Ray Bohna year ago
6 Misconceptions About Sociopaths
I am a diagnosed sociopath. The day I was diagnosed was exciting.The reason I was so excited was that I had proof of something I’d long suspected. Also, sociopaths love being right. Or maybe that’s ju...
Borderline Personality Disorder
People with borderline often have mood swings, and as such, they can also be bipolar. I tend to dump people who are unstable. Borderlines also project a lot making you the one at fault, when in fact, ...
Karina Thyraa year ago
The True Stories Behind 'Split': 10 Famous Real-Life Cases of Dissociative Identity Disorder
M. Night Shyamalan is following up the success of his last horror venture The Visit with the new psychological horror fare, #Split. Split stars James McAvoy as Kevin, a mentally ill man suffering from...
Nadine Haigha year ago
Me and My Borderline
Nowadays, terms like psycho and depressed are an everyday part of life, just words that get thrown out by people that don't really understand their meaning. They are flippant about words that in the m...
Penelope DeMonta year ago
The Unknown
Before you begin reading, I have to let you know that this story is completely fiction and was crafted by my writing ideas. I do not have paranoia or multiple personality disorder and so I'm sorry if ...
Alexandra Fa year ago
How It Feels to Be Feared
How it feels to be told your parents and others are afraid of you: not good. I’ve never even raised a hand to either of my mother’s nurses, but they’re scared of me. I’ve pushed my mother to the floor...
Plans Changing With Borderline Personality Disorder
Those with BPD can be impulsive. We may go out and spend all our money on new clothes. We may gamble it all away. We might suddenly decide to drive down a motorway at 3 o clock in the morning without ...