Daily Archives: February 4, 2016

BIPOLAR DISORDER

Bipolar disorders are characterized by episodes of mania and depression, which may alternate, although many patients have a predominance of one or the other. Exact cause is unknown, but heredity, changes in the level of brain neurotransmitters, and psycho social … Continue reading

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BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER (BPD)

Borderline personality disorder is characterized by a pervasive pattern of instability and hypersensitivity in interpersonal relationships, instability in self-image, extreme mood fluctuations, and impulsivity. Diagnosis is by clinical criteria. Treatment is with psychotherapy and drugs. Patients with borderline personality disorder … Continue reading

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