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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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Affect dysregulation in borderline personality disorder and somatoform disorder: differentiating under- and over-regulation.
Behavioural mimicry and loneliness in borderline personality disorder.
Nurses' confirming/ disconfirming responses to patients diagnosed with borderline personality disorder.
Misreading the facial signs: specific impairments and error patterns in recognition of facial emotions with negative valence in borderline personality disorder.
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is characterized as unavoidable feeling of insecurity, poor interpersonal connections, low self-view and low motivational control in both clinical and non-clinical tests1-3.
To illustrate, Linehan (1993) posits that individuals with borderline personality disorder may at times engage in parasuicidal behavior because such behavior is often what is required to elicit a helpful response from their social environment.
A person is considered to have borderline personality traits if exhibiting less than five symptoms of BPD.
The same area is known to have a decreased volume in patients with borderline personality disorder and antisocial personality disorder.
Gunn, a clinical psychologist, and Potter, a psychotherapist, argue that borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a misnomer that stigmatizes people who are suffering distressing emotions and states of mind.
Usually a clinical psychologist may diagnose someone with borderline personality disorder if they have five or more of these symptoms and if these symptoms are negatively affecting the person's daily life.
But in an odd reversal, many mental health clinicians are trying to transform one certified mental illness, borderline personality disorder, into a label for needy, manipulative people who don't need treatment, a sociologist reported August 11.

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