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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
See also: character, disposition, identity, inclination, individual, individuality, presence, property, temperament

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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Nurses' confirming/ disconfirming responses to patients diagnosed with borderline personality disorder.
Borderline personality disorder is such a complex phenomenon that it has a long lasting impact on the growth and development of an individual.
The quicker people with bipolar disorder - or borderline personality disorder, or other mental illnesses - can be diagnosed correctly, the quicker effective treatment can be administered.
DBT is considered the most well researched treatment for borderline personality disorder--a condition that historically has been known to be difficult to treat, with low rates of client retention coupled with high rates of burnout among therapists working with this clinical population (ChoiKain & Gunderson, 2009).
Reduced prefrontal and orbitofrontal gray matter in female adolescents with borderline personality disorder: is it disorder specific?
This report will review the current guidelines specifically regarding the management of borderline personality disorder and explore the literature according to the research recommendations that are set by NICE.
Co-morbidity: While some patients were admitted with only a diagnosis of borderline personality (Table 3), 42 (n = 42, 42.
Clinicians frequently view borderline personality disorder symptoms as signs of badness, not sickness, and as a code to route patients out of mental health care," Sulzer said.
We chose to study the relationship between Negative Urgency and dysfunctional schemas associated with borderline personality disorder for several reasons.
Impulsivity is a clinical manifestation present in many psychiatric disorders, including antisocial personality disorder, borderline personality disorder, substance abuse/dependence, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and bipolar disorder (Hollander & Evers, 2001; Moeller, Barratt, Dougherty, Schmitz, & Swann, 2001).
Australia, sets out an original theory on dissociation is the primary feature of borderline personality disorder (BPD).
Among the available structured interviews to assess Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis II Disorders (SCID-II; First, Gibbon, Spitzer, Williams, & Benjamin, 1999) and the Revised Diagnostic Interview for Borderlines (DIB-R; Zanarini, Gunderson, Frankenburg, & Chauncey, 1989) are the most widely used semi-structured interviews for both clinical and research purposes (major pharmacology trials and psychotherapeutic outcome studies as well as in follow up studies) (Bellino, Paradiso, & Bogetto, 2006; Hollander, Swann, Coccaro, Jiang, & Smith, 2005; Linehan et al.

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