Mile High Behavioral Health

Personality Disorders

8801 E Hampden Ave

Suite #108

Denver, CO

80231

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Phone: (303) 960-6249

Fax: (303) 537-6923

E-mail: mhbh@mhbhonline.com

What are Personality Disorders?

A personality disorder is a type of mental illness in which a person has thoughts and behaviors that cause trouble in relating to situations or people. People with a personality disorder tend to be inflexible, rigid and unable to respond to the changes and demands of life. They tend to have a narrower view of the world and have difficulty participating in social activities.

 

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What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

Borderline personality disorder is a serious emotional disorder that is marked by unstable moods, behavior, self-worth, and relationships.† People with this disorder often have problems including intense anger, chaotic relationships, impulsivity, distorted image of self, feeling worthless, self-harm, fears of abandonment, and chronic feelings of emptiness.† Most of the time signs of borderline personality disorder first appears† in childhood but problems often donít become prevalent until early adulthood.

 

What are the common signs or symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder?

 Intense emotions and mood swings

 Impulsive behaviors that are self-damaging

 Relationship problems and a fear of abandonment

 Low self worth

 Feeling empty inside

 Problems with anger and having aggressive behavior

 Suicide attempts and suicidal thoughts and hurting yourself

 Feeling suspicious of others for no reason or losing a sense of reality

 Intense but short episodes of anxiety or depression

 

What are possible effective treatments for Borderline Personality Disorder?

Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Restructuring

Stress Inoculation

Stress Management

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Family Therapy

 

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What is Antisocial Personality Disorder?

Antisocial personality disorder is a characterized by a long standing pattern of disregard for and violation of the rights of others. People with this disorder often have no regard for right and wrong which may land them frequently in trouble or conflict. Antisocial personality disorder usually begins in childhood or adolescence and continues through their adult lives.

 

What are the common signs or symptoms of Antisocial Personality Disorder?

 Disregard for right and wrong

 Persistent lying or deceit

 Using charm or wit to manipulate others

 Repeatedly violating the rights of others and recurring difficulties with the law

 Child abuse or neglect

 Intimidation of others

 Aggressive or violent behavior or impulsive behavior

 Lack of remorse about harming others

 Poor or abusive relationships

 Irresponsible work behavior

 

What are possible effective treatments for Antisocial Personality Disorder?

Behavioral Therapy

Contingency Management

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Stress Management

Anger Management

Family Therapy

 

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