Cognitive Processes Of Individuals With BPD Propensity A Comparative Study (Paperback)

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"Personality is a set of psychological traits and mechanisms within the individual that are organized and relatively enduring which influence his or her interactions with, and adaptations to, the intrapsychic, physical, and social environments"(Murray,1938). It is a complex pattern of deeply imbedded psychological characteristics that are largely non-conscious and not easily altered, which express themselves automatically in almost every area of functioning" (Millon & Davis, 1996). These characteristics or traits are expressed on a continuum of social functioning. While personality disorders reflect personality traits that are used inappropriately and become maladaptive. Such deviations may be quite mild and interfere very little with the individual's home or work life; others may cause great disruption in both the family and society. Specific situations or events may trigger the behaviors of a personality disorder. In general, individuals with personality disorders have difficulty getting along with others and may be irritable, demanding, hostile, fearful, or manipulative. DSM defined personality disorder as "an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviate markedly from the expectations of the individual‟s culture, is pervasive and inflexible, has an onset in childhood or early adolescence, and is stable over time which leads to distress or impairment". Borderline personality disorder is a type of personality disorder which is characterized by disturbances in emotional regulation, impulse control, interpersonal relationships, and identity (APA, 2013).The term "borderline personality‟ was proposed in the United States by Adolph Stern in 1938. He described a group of patients who "fit frankly neither into the psychotic nor into the psychoneurotic group‟ and introduced the term "borderline‟ to describe what he observed because it "bordered‟ on other conditions. Later Otto Kernberg (1975) introduced this as "borderline personality organization‟ to refer to a consistent pattern of functioning and behavior characterized by,

Product Details
ISBN: 9789045654010
ISBN-10: 9045654016
Publisher: Psychologyinhindi
Publication Date: August 7th, 2022
Pages: 182
Language: English