Analysis of Borderline Personality Behaviour

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Please choose a client with whom you are currently working or with whom you have worked in the past. Analyze the case in terms of Contemporary Attachment Theory, an integration of Attachment Theory and Neurobiology with an emphasis on Neurobiology. The latter would include information on how stress affects your client. Next, please switch to a Self Psychology paradigm, analyzing the case using a Kohutian framework. A brief introduction of the case should take up no more than ½ page.

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Running head: ANALYSIS OF BPD ON THE BASIS OF MENTALIZATION THEORY 1Analysis of Borderline Personality disorder on the basis of Mentalization theoryHassan AliUNIVERSITY OF SOUTHREN CLIFORNIASOWK 605: Assignment #3Application of theory to a mental Health IssueProfessor:ANALYSIS OF BPD ON THE BASIS OF MENTALIZATION THEORY2Analysis of Personality disorder on the basis of Mentalization theory (Fonagy)IntroductionThe following research paper encompasses the analysis of border personality disorder onthe basis of mentalization theory. Mentalization is a process whereby individuals explicitly andimplicitly makes up each others sense, in terms of the mental processes and subjective states. Itis regarded as a profound social construct since it evaluates the mental status of individuals weare with psychologically or physically (Fonagy, Luyten & Strathearn, 2011). On the other hand,borderline personality disorder refers to a common mental condition that has contemporarilyreceived greater attention in the public health domain. The BPD (border personality disorder)patients often show decreased capacities of mentalizing, hence leading to various emotionalregulation problems and challenges with impulsivity management (Hertz, 2011). This occursparticularly within the interpersonal interactions context. The mentalization based treatment(MBT) has been tried and proved to be the most effective treatment measure for BPD. It isregarded as a time-limited treatment tha

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