The Borderline Personality Disorder community suffered a painful loss this week.
“Schema” are enduring thought patterns learned early on that filter our view of the world and how to interact with it.
Understanding the maladaptive schema of personality-disordered people can help put their behaviors into perspective.
Personality-disorder-related core schema include abandonment, incompetence, control, belonging, suspiciousness, entitlement, and status.
A recent study provides convincing evidence of a tendency among those with borderline personality disorder to expect the worst of people.
While many mental health experts have written about the role of relationships in BPD, only a very few people who have lived with the disorder have shared their personal relationship stories in public…