BPD and Separation Insecurity

BPD and Separation Insecurity

Pathological personality traits in negative affectivity – separation insecurity: fears of rejection by – and/or separation from – significant others (DSM5) We have already looked at fear of abandonment as a pathological impairment. In other words, the fear of...
Borderline Personality Disorder and Chronic Feelings of Emptiness

Borderline Personality Disorder and Chronic Feelings of Emptiness

As we continue on with our investigation into Borderline Personality Disorder, we arrive at symptom seven on the DSM IV: chronic feelings of emptiness. On the DSM 5 it is listed under: Significant impairments in personality functioning manifest by: “Identity: Markedly...