borderline patients

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  • Studies have shown that borderline patients experience chronic and significant emotional suffering and mental agony.
  • In a study, twenty-five dysphoric states (mostly affects) were found to be significantly more common among borderline patients than controls.
  • Borderline patients are severely impulsive and their attempts to alleviate the agony is often very destructive or self-destructive.
  • Borderline patients who are from overinvolved families are often actively struggling with a dependency issue by denial or by anger at their parents.
  • Twenty-five other dysphoric states (mostly cognitions) were found to be both significantly more common among borderline patients than controls and highly specific to borderline personality disorder.
  • Under conditions of high stress, borderline patients may fail to appreciate the "whole" of the situation and interpret events in catastrophic and intensely personal ways.
  • Specifically, DBT has been found to significantly reduce self-injury, suicidal behavior, impulsivity, self-rated anger and the use of crisis services among borderline patients.
  • A randomized clinical trial compared the outcomes of TFP or treatment by community experts for 104 borderline patients.
  • Under his direction Austen Riggs began to receive more seriously ill patients, and to explore ways to put into practice Knight's ideas that borderline patients needed a combination of structure and freedom in order to negotiate their own path toward health.
  • Borderline patients may feel overwhelmed by negative emotions, experiencing intense grief instead of sadness, shame and humiliation instead of mild embarrassment, rage instead of annoyance and panic instead of nervousness.
  • Several random controlled trials (RCTs) comparing DBT to other forms of cognitive-behavioral treatments have favored the use of DBT to treat borderline patients.