Borderline personality disorder, which is a mental health disorder that affects how you feel about yourself and how you think about others, is often characterized as difficult to treat. However, with advances in evidence-based therapy, you can manage your symptoms. The experienced team at Creative Care, with facilities in Calabasas, and Woodland Hills California, specializes in the treatment of borderline personality disorder and can provide the care you need. To learn more about the inpatient treatment program, call us today.
Borderline personality disorder is a mental health condition that alters how you think about yourself and how you feel about others. The condition is often characterized by intense emotions, impulsiveness, unstable relationships, and a distorted self-image.
The condition most often develops during your young adult years and tends to get better as you get older.
Borderline personality disorder affects your sense of self, your behavior, and how you interact with others. Common symptoms include:
If you or a loved one is experiencing these symptoms, help is available. Contact the team at Creative Care today.
Researchers aren’t certain of the exact cause of borderline personality disorder. However, it’s theorized that there are a number of factors that may trigger the condition, including:
History of child abuse and neglect are common factors seen in people with borderline personality disorder.
Your mental health specialist at Creative Care diagnoses the underlying cause of your symptoms by conducting a comprehensive evaluation that reviews your medical and family history, as well as your mental health history and symptoms.
Your specialist may also have you complete a psychological questionnaire to further evaluate your mental health.
Treatment for borderline personality disorder most often centers around psychotherapy. Sometimes medication is also recommended.
The experienced mental health team at Creative Care offers an inpatient mental health program that not only provides you with the talk therapy you need but also helps your specialist learn more about you through ongoing observation. This may help identify the best treatment for you.
There are several different methods of psychotherapy found to be effective for borderline personality disorder, including:
Inpatient care for borderline personality disorder is often recommended when there’s a concern for your personal safety.
To learn more about treatment for borderline personality disorder, call Creative Care today.