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.

Fiona Wonga year ago
I'm Mentally Ill but I'm Also an Asshole
Revisiting a volatile relationship from my early 20s could either be the most enlightening experience of my week or it could make me want to chuck my phone across the room. I like to think that I'm no...
April Paula year ago
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Surviving a relationship with a narcissist seems like an impossible task. The relationship is a hit-and-run and you're left feeling numb inside wondering what happened. Everything you felt, trusted, a...
Maura Dudasa year ago
Psychopathy and Juju
Statistically 1% of the general population is diagnosed with psychopathy, which is something the night's talker, Jessica, points out in the first couple of minutes. She has worked in the forensic fiel...
Living with Borderline Personality Disorder – Rx Me Good, Part 1
December 2017, As I entered our local behavioral health office, I couldn’t stop the anxious shivers that ran up my spine. I wasn’t chilled from the weather—southern Oregon being unusually warm for win...
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...