“I'm fighting with BPD instead of my partner”: A dyadic interpretative phenomenological analysis of the lived experience of couples navigating borderline personality disorder
AbstractBorderline personality disorder (BPD) is associated with romantic relationship distress and dissolution. The complex interaction between BPD and romantic relationships warrants further attention. Dyadic interviews (N = 10) were conducted to examine the experience and impact of BPD on couples' relationships. The results of interpretative phenomenological analysis consisted of two superordinate themes describing the couple experience of navigating BPD: (a) the shared experience of BPD as a relational stressor ; and (b) adaptive dyadic coping in the context of BPD. Although BPD was experienced as a relational stre...
Source: Journal of Marital and Family Therapy - October 9, 2023 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Abigail M. O'Leary, Ashley L. Landers, Jeffrey B. Jackson Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Factitious disorder comorbid with borderline personality disorder and dysthymia: from medically unexplained physical symptoms to functional neurological disorder
CONCLUSIONS: Improving the management of these often-occurring diseases requires multidisciplinary coordination across psychiatry, general care, neurology and surgery departments.PMID:37807866 | DOI:10.1708/4113.41070 (Source: Rivista di Psichiatria)
Source: Rivista di Psichiatria - October 9, 2023 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Carlo Lazzari Ahmed Shoka Marco Rabottini Source Type: research