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noun attributes, being, character, disposition, distinction, distinctiveness, identity, individualism, individuality, ingenium, makeup, nature, oneness, originality, particularity, personal identity, personal mark, predisposition, selfhood, selfness, singularity, soul, style, temperament, traits, type, uniqueness
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PERSONALITY. An abstract of personal; as, the action is in the personalty, that is, it is brought against a person for a personal duty which he owes. It also signifies what belongs to the person; as, personal property.

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Similarly, Linehan's (1993) biosocial emotional dysregulation theory holds that self-injury in person's diagnosed with borderline personality disorder occurs secondary to a person being highly sensitive and reactive to emotional stimuli, yet having a deficit in emotion regulation skills.
The pain of being borderline: dysphoric states specific to borderline personality disorder.
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A complaint received by the Health Care Complaints Commission last year said Schultz, whose practice was in Richmond, began treating the 25-year-old in March 2008, diagnosing her with attention deficit disorder and borderline personality disorder.
Her team studied 14 people diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and 13 volunteers with no psychiatric conditions.
One small sampling of his topics turns up borderline personality disorders and hallucinations, dimensions of visual imagery, hallucination in braille, inattentional deafness, obscuration, German judge Daniel Paul Schreber (1842-1911), and teleological hallucination.
Mr Goose said Hawkins's condition - borderline personality disorder, when patients have difficulty coping with their emotions - had been buffeted by a series of personal tragedies, including the breakdown of his marriage.
Types of PDIs covered including passive-aggressive "blamers", the histrionic personality disorders characterized by emotional and erratic personalities, the smooth-talking anti-social con men and sociopaths, the unstable borderline personality disorders, and the egotistical narcissistic personality disorders.
11,12,13,38) The American Psychiatric Association's (5) guidelines on the treatment of borderline personality disorder reflect this approach, which has also been commented on by other authors.
Tamar Whyte, a student at Solihull College, suffers from a rare condition called Borderline Personality Disorder or BPD, which affects one adult in 50 and leads to mood swings and feelings of isolation.
Now 23, Jay has been diagnosed with a Borderline Personality Disorder.
Christine Ann Lawson describes how mothers who suffer from borderline personality disorder produce children who may flounder in life even as adults, futilely struggling to reach the safety of a parental harbor, unable to recognize that their borderline parent lacks a pier, or even a discernible shore.

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