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Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) generates significant emotional instability that can lead to a variety of stressful mental and behavioral problems. With BPD, clients have a severely distorted self-image and believe they are fundamentally flawed. They experience feelings of worthlessness, anger, and impulsiveness with frequent mood swings. They usually push others away even though they may desire loving relationships. This disorder occurs in most people in early adulthood however, the unstable pattern of interacting with others has often persisted for years. Treatment for borderline personality disorder is required in order to help an individual get on the path to wellness.
BPD is known to be more prevalent in females (75%), and research shows that it affects approximately 2% of the general population. It normally decreases in intensity with age, and most people experience fewer extreme symptoms by their 40s or 50s.
With borderline personality disorder, the perception of impending separation or rejection can lead to changes in self-image, behavior, emotion or thinking. Someone with BPD will be very sensitive to everything that happens around them. They experience intense fear and anger when there are unavoidable changes in plans. For example, being a few minutes late or having to cancel a date can trigger an unexplained rage. Abandonment implies that they are “bad”, and this fear is related to an intolerance to being alone. Their frantic efforts to avoid abandonment may cause impulsive, self-destructive actions such as self-mutilation or suicidal tendencies. These are only a few of the many reasons why borderline personality disorder treatment is so crucial.
Researchers today do not know the causes of BPD. Some likely causes are thought to be due to biological and genetic factors, social factors, and psychological factors. This suggests that there are no single factors responsible; rather it is the complex and likely intertwined nature of all related factors that contribute to borderline personality disorder.
Avalon Malibu’s Grand House focuses on borderline personality disorder treatment. At Avalon, the Grand House features specialties and innovative modern presentations specific to each client’s individualistic needs. Our soothing atmosphere and picturesque gardens inspire a journey of recovery, health and wellness. This is an ideal setting for BPD treatment in Malibu, CA and gives clients the best chance for recovery.
Our area of expertise is in working with individuals who experience loss of meaning and purpose in their lives. Clients with borderline personality disorder have become lost and spiraled down deeply into depression and anxiety. At the Grand House, a new experience of introspection evolves. The blue Pacific Ocean provides an elegant backdrop along with luxury and hospitality of the highest order. We are committed to aid in each client’s journey back to a fulfilling and fruitful life. If you or someone you know is suffering from what appears to be BPD, contact us now to discuss potential borderline personality disorder treatment.